IMO and Others: "Solution to Piracy Comes from Within Somalia"

Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships

IMO together with a number of industry bodies (ICS, BIMCO, OCIMF, INTERTANKO, INTERCARGO, IPTA, and ISF) remain convinced that the only long-term solution to piracy is to establish effective government and implement the rule of law ashore in Somalia. With that solution beyond the horizon, the group urges that anti-piracy efforts not let up.

IMO has posted a briefing outlining the group's resolve:

IMO and shipping industry bodies urge continued application of anti-piracy measures