Friday, March 19, 2010

Seaborne Anti-Piracy Measures In Pictures

A colleague of mine in the shipping industry recently sent me some images of security measures installed on a new product tanker as a means of deterring boardings in piracy-prone waters. The shots give you some idea of how barbed wire is used.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Daniel,

just read this article on yahoo about pirates attacking the Nicolas.

The fourth stanza reads "It was not the first attack against a Navy ship, but it underscored the fact that most pirates aren't terribly sophisticated, said Roger Middleton, a piracy expert at the British think tank Chatham House."

I wondered how you felt about that comment after highlighting the opposite in your book