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Piracy still a bane to shipping

It is unbelievable and intolerable that ships are being hijacked by pirates in this day and age
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 05:50
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Pirates killed four crew members, injured 13 and kidnapped nine from their vessels, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

YET again we start the year by looking at statistics that shouldn't exist in the 21st Century.

Pirates killed four crew members, injured 13 and kidnapped nine from their vessels, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Worldwide, 21 vessels were hijacked last year, 183 were