Pirate attacks decrease but seafarer deaths triple
PIRACY attacks have fallen for the first time in five years but the number of seafarers dying has tripled in the last two years, according to DP World chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem.
In his opening address at the Marine Counter-Piracy Conference in Dubai last month, Mr bin Sulayem welcomed the news that attacks on merchant shipping in the waters off Somalia had fallen for the first time in five years.
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