- transport policy | maritime transport
Seminar "Piracy and armed robbery at sea: How best to protect seafarers?"
3 March 2010
This seminar addresses how piracy affects seafarers, taking into account that acts of piracy and armed robbery have become more frequent and more violent, especially in the seas off Somalia and the Horn of Africa. It looked at the various issues involved from the seafarers' point of view.
Presentations and seminar material
Measures to consider prior transiting a dangerous area
The answer of the insurance market and its consequences
Location and information sharing systems - effective European Commission tools
A nightmare comes true: tales of captivity – Round Table
Implications of piracy and armed robbery on the attractiveness of the maritime professions
Images gallery - Pictures from the seminar
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