September 26 to September 29 is declared as Maritime Awareness Week. During this week, Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will be drawing world’s attention to the problems of piracy to the maritime industry.
A Cyprus tanker disappeared recently near the waters off West Africa. Almost 18 vessels have been hijacked in these waters in this year, while no such cases were indicated last year. Statistics suggest that it is fast emerging as a hotbed of piracy. Continue reading