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Danish Defence: Pirate attacks at record low in the Gulf of Aden

“For the first time, we are seeing a downward trend in the number of attacks in the central part of the recommended transit corridor,” informs The Danish Defence Intelligence Service in a new evaluation of the piracy threat off Somalia and West Africa.

In a new evaluation of the piracy threat off Somalia and West Africa, The Danish Defence Intelligence Service (DDIS) determines that in the month of April there were no registered piracy-related activities in the Gulf of Aden. As DDIS point out, this is the first time a downward trend in the number of attacks in the central part of the recommended transit corridor has been recorded when compared to the development of the corresponding time spans in 2010 and 2011.

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