Maritime Piracy has been a major thorn in global trade affecting ships, ship owners, ships crew, governments and maybe even the normal consumers, because ultimately the cost of piracy would have to be covered by someone..
You and I could be that someone, forced to pay more for the goods that we purchase..
I came across some infographics relating to piracy that I thought I must share with all of you that may not already be aware..
According to OBP (Oceans Beyond Piracy) much like a legitimate business, the pirates also follow a business model as below..
Below infographic shows some numbers in terms of the extent of damage caused to the economies of the world, and personnel because of Maritime Piracy and some methods used to combat pirate attacks..