NUMAST has expressed alarm at new figures showing an increase in violent attacks on seafarers during the first half of this year.
A new report from the International Maritime Bureau has revealed a sharp rise in maritime piracy cases in which seafarers have been killed, injured, kidnapped and assaulted.
According to the IMB, the first six months of 2006 witnessed a total of 127 attacks on shipping throughout the world – the same figure as in the first half of last year.
There were 74 cases in which ships were boarded by pirates, and 11 in which ships were hijacked. A total of 156 crew were taken hostage, 13 crew kidnapped and six crew killed.
NUMAST says the statistics underline the continuing need for concerted action to combat piracy and the wider threat of terrorist attacks on shipping. At a time when a Hollywood movie is topping the charts, the Union has backed the IMB in pointing to the ‘brutal reality’ of present-day piracy.
Most beautiful girls in the world with the xxx mom content. Check out the free videos. The teens cfnm is all about naked guys getting job done by females in sexy clothes. Really turning on experience!
Being the client of sleazy fakeagent is not a good thing to tell friends about, but well... Many chicks felt for this!
|Go to My
and answer the question yes or no:
you agree with the research report’s conclusion that a radical redesign
of on-load release is needed to reduce the number of accidents during
Or why not visit our Discussion
and really voice your opinion.