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The European Commission has charged CLS to carry out the study on the collation and dissemination of information related to piracy and armed robbery at sea (January 2015 – June 2016).

Piracy response and piracy prevention are a major stake for governments, international organizations and ship-owners alike.

Despite recent success in combating piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Indian Ocean (mainly thanks to the EUNAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA, this phenomenon persists in the other areas of the world (Gulf of Guinea, Straits of Malacca…) changing patterns and modus operandi. There are still many efforts to be made to prevent and solve piracy matters, regardless of the area concerned.

Source : CLS website