An Introduction Of the Modern Pirates - (1) How Serious is the Piracy of Somalia ?
As is known to all, in this world there are a lot of black industry, such as oil smuggling, trafficking of arms, and drug trafficking, etc., this is in violation of the thing, in addition to these, there are a few militants they be the king caused very big effect to the stability of the region, one of the most famous is the Somali pirates, Somali civil war in 1991, led to the gulf of Aden to appear a large number of pirates, who hijacked vessels damage crew, protection, many countries established the convoy, but still problem.
As we all know, there are a lot of black industries in the world, such as oil smuggling, arms trafficking, drug dealing, etc., which are against the law. In addition to these, there are also some militants who are king of the mountains, which have exerted a great influence on the stability of the region.
Somali pirates operate in the gulf of Aden, which is a strategic gateway connecting the Suez Canal with the Mediterranean Sea. 18,000 ships pass through the Suez Canal every year, most of which pass through the gulf of Aden. This port is a transit point for international trade.
After all, it is unwise to provoke a warship armed to the teeth. Moreover, countries capable of conducting ocean-going escort missions have strong naval capabilities. Somali pirates with ak and RPG launchers are no match.
If you wanna witness how people live in the home of piracy. We recommend you to visit Hobyo, a northeast city from Mogadishu.
Hobyo, like Harardhere, has been a popular port of call for Somali pirates to hijack ships in the past.
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