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The Piracy & Armed Robbery Map below follows the definition of Piracy as laid down in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Armed Robbery as laid down in Resolution A.1025 (26) adopted on 2 December 2009 at the 26th Assembly Session of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). This maps shows all the piracy and armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy Reporting Centre during 2019- 2022.View More Piracy Map of the world(2019-2020-2021-2022)
On the world’s oceans, piracy and armed robbery are on the rise. So is smuggling — especially of migrants
and drugs. Among the most widespread and serious at sea, these crimes are often masterminded by organized
criminals who take full advantage of weaknesses in law enforcement on the oceans. In some areas, they have
succeeded in undermining marine transport.
Maritime security and the safety of life at sea are also threatened by other criminal activities, such as terrorism, hijackings, the smuggling of arms and hazardous wastes, illegal fishing and dumping, the illegal discharge
of pollutants, and other violations of environmental laws.
In general the difficulties created by recent incidents of piracy and violentacts against shipping have not been due to doubts or disagreementabout the proper characterization…View More Recent Developments about piracy in law of the sea and customary international law
Piracy in the Traditional Law of the Sea, 1988 SUA Convention, armed robbery, armed robbery against ships, Gulf Aden, IMO, Piracy, self-defence, Straits of Malacca, territorial sea, armed robbery against ships, Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, IMO, International Maritime Organization, international shipping, PiracyView More Piracy in the Traditional Law of the Sea