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
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