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Shipowners on decreased piracy: We need to maintain pressure

Danish shipowners are following the recommendation from the Head of the IMB Pottengal Mukundan, who warns shipowners and crews against slacking the security in spite of the massive decrease in piracy.

Piracy is at its lowest level in five years, a development that is primarily caused by a massive drop in pirate attacks off the East Coast of Africa, while piracy is increasing off the coast of West Africa.

Vice president of the Danish Shipowners' Association, Jan Fritz Hansen, says that this creates new challenges.

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