A Naval Architect’s Perspective on Pirating

The media has reported very little on pirating recently. According to my friend, William Garzke, chairman of the Marine Forensics Panel for SNAME, it is probably because there has not been a high-profile incident. Besides, he explained that there is … Continue reading

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First Steps for Somalia?

  I finally read something that makes sense regarding the Somali pirate problem. An international donors’ conference focused on stabilizing Somalia was held in Brussels today. The Associated Press reports that over $250 million dollars in pledges have been collected … Continue reading

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