Intertanko: Shipping 'under threat' from piracy

02/21/2011
Eric WatkinsOil Diplomacy EditorPiracy in the Indian Ocean is rapidly getting out of control and is threatening to disrupt flows of oil to markets in the US and around the world, according to an oil shipping industry association."The piracy situation is now spinning out of control into the entire Indian Ocean right to the top of the Arabian Sea over 1,000 miles from the coast of Somalia," said Joe Angelo, managing director of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko)."If piracy in the Indian Ocean is left unabated, it will strangle these crucial shipping lanes with the potential to severely disrupt oil flows to the US and to the rest of the wor...
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