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Ship piracy up; Indonesia, Nigeria, Somalia risky

Piracy attacks worldwide rose slightly in the first three months of 2006, with the waters around Somalia, Nigeria and Indonesia especially vulnerable, an ocean crime watchdog said on Wednesday. But there were no cases of piracy reported from the Malacca Strait, a known hotspot, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said. It said acts of piracy had risen to 61 between January and March this year, compared with 56 during the same period last year. Full Story

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