Hong Kong Shipowners Association

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A profitable situation – for both sides?

The February 2010 issue of SEAPOWER magazine in its section entitled “Intercepts” (p. 10) contains the following comment by Jan Fritz Hansen, Vice President of the Danish Shipowners’ Association: “The waters east of Africa are a grey zone because developing countries don’t have resources to fight pirates. It’s a temporary solution […]


A strong voice demands change in anti-piracy operations

The Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association (HKSOA) has released what is described as “a furious statement” condemning the current organizational construct and tactical practices employed by naval forces to prevent piratical activities off the Horn of Africa.  They accuse the international community of “tolerating piracy instead of eliminating attacks” and “sending […]