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World's Most Pirated Waters

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As pirate attacks draw headlines, cruises are taking measures to steer you clear in the world’s most pirated waters.

Arabian Sea

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Pirates are migratory, and their ramshackle vessels must follow the weather patterns. During monsoon season, the Arabian Sea is too stormy for seafaring, but from October to May, it’s a prime spot to be targeted by Somali pirates, who are extending their reach into this area. The International Chamber of Commerce recommends keeping an around-the-clock visual and radar watch while transiting these waters.

World's Most Pirated Waters

Arabian Sea

Pirates are migratory, and their ramshackle vessels must follow the weather patterns. During monsoon season, the Arabian Sea is too stormy for seafaring, but from October to May, it’s a prime spot to be targeted by Somali pirates, who are extending their reach into this area. The International Chamber of Commerce recommends keeping an around-the-clock visual and radar watch while transiting these waters.

Picture Contact BV / Alamy
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