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Remaining Vigilant with Piracy on the Rise

The past year has been referred to as ‘unprecedented’ for many reasons, and the rise in piracy is no exception. 2020 saw a steady increase in incidents, eventually totaling 195 reports, in comparison to 162 in 2019. In fact, the Gulf of Guinea alone saw a record number of crew kidnapped, a stark reminder that piracy does not just exist in the fictional world of a Tom Hanks film, nor was it left behind in 2013. Read more on piracy risk zones and how to mitigate the risk of piracy.

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