Monday, June 15, 2015
Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) recently published a brief paper titled "Will Illegal Fishing Ignite a Preventable Resurgence of Somali Piracy?" OBP noted there has been in increase in fishing off Somalia in the past two years. Two Iranian-owned fishing vessels were seized and detained near Hobyo on 21 March 2015. Does this situation portend an upsurge in Somali piracy?