Somali waters are no longer the most heavily pirated in the world, according to a recent CNBC investigation. Global piracy is becoming increasingly problematic for governments, shipping firms, cruise lines, mariners and energy companies.
Based on International Maritime Bureauâ€™s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB) data, Somalia and Gulf of Aden still have pirate-infested waters, but over the last five quarters, a new countryâ€™s national waters have become the most heavily pirated on earth.
Indonesiaâ€™s 17,500 islands and their surrounding waters now take the title as the worldâ€™s most heavily pirated.
National navies are becoming progressively more active in combating piracy, along with more armed security companies being employed on commercial vessels and tankers.
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