The Danish government has published its anti-piracy strategy today, Thursday. The plan outlines the efforts to combat piracy in the period from this year until 2018.
ShippingWatch reported in November last year that the government was developing a strategy that was also aimed at curbing the growing piracy threat off the coast of West Africa. This strategy has now been completed.
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