American Club member Alert (Feb 24, 2021) Re- Piracy and Armed Robbery:2020 maritime Piracy trends report
FEBRUARY 24, 2021
PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY: 2020 MARITIME PIRACY TRENDS REPORT The British security intelligence firm, Dryad Global, has recently issued its 2021 annual report, which provides an overview of piracy trends worldwide. In summary, the report reveals that robberies are the most prevalent incident type in West Africa, but kidnapping incidents remain unacceptably high in the Gulf of Guinea. Meanwhile, incidents in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia remain low. Members are reminded that the Club maintains a designated site with relevant guidance on piracy and armed robbery at: https://www.american-club.com/page/piracy Your Managers recommend that Members take note of this information and be guided accordingly.