Information about Piracy
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Piracy & Armed Robbery Prone Areas and Warnings
The Piracy & Armed Robbery Prone Areas and Warnings section below follows the definition of Piracy as laid down in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Armed Robbery as laid down in Resolution A.1025 (26) adopted on 2 December 2009 at the 26th Assembly Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Piracy in the Indian Ocean
Travelling to the Indian Ocean region can be a trip of a lifetime. Most visits are trouble free, but it's worth making sure you plan as much as you can so you 'know before you go' and are aware of any risks in the area. This all helps to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.