This reference text explains what modern piracy is, where and why it happens, and what measures are being taken to combat it. * Documents important resolutions and laws from the United Nations and European Union as well as U.S. policy statements regarding piracy * Features charts and tables that provide at-a-glance statistical information on pirate attacks, as well as data on factors that contribute to piracy * A resources chapter provides an annotated print and electronic bibliography organized by subject (e.g., international law, Somalia and the Horn of Africa, and the Mersk Alabama incident) * Presents a glossary of short definitions of unfamiliar termsThey typically have high freeboards, and were usually powered by an 85- horsepower Yamaha outboard motor, although skiffs with twin 150-horsepower models could speed in short bursts of 30 knots across relatively calm seas ... Problems. 59.
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