Piracy

For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • Piracy in West Africa October 7, 2014 Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across More...
  • Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past September 16, 2014 Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and More...

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Humanitarian Challenges of Piracy Off West Africa February 15, 2013

Hijackers targeting vessels off the coast of West Africa have different aims from pirates in the Gulf of Aden, significantly affecting the seafarers operating in those waters. Recently, SCI’s... More...

Helping Seafarers Confront West African Piracy December 11, 2012

SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about his recent discussion with maritime industry stakeholders about piracy incidents in the coastal waters of West Africa, talking about piracy’s... More...

Meeting Reinforces Relations with Ukraine November 28, 2012

The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with a special human rights commissioner for the Ukraine, home to thousands of the world’s seafarers, to discuss problems facing men... More...

Report Sheds Light on Seafarers Affected by Piracy October 3, 2012

SCI publishes first report from its clinical study to help the maritime industry examine the impact of piracy on seafarers.

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Piracy Study Report Presented in London September 25, 2012

A report from SCI’s clinical study of the effects of piracy on seafarers includes a summary of major findings from 154 seafarer interviews.

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SCI Presents Piracy Study Findings in Cape Town August 7, 2012

Dr. Michael S. Garfinkle reports from an international conference in South Africa where he presented the major results of SCI’s study of the effects of piracy on seafarers.

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Encouraging Trends Against Somali Piracy July 30, 2012

SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Benjamin S. Clark reports from a meeting last week of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at the United Nations during which those... More...