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International piracy on the high seas

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

International piracy on the high seas

hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 4, 2009.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime terrorism -- Prevention -- International cooperation,
  • Piracy -- Economic aspects,
  • Pirates -- Somalia,
  • Piracy -- Horn of Africa,
  • Hijacking of ships,
  • Shipping -- Security measures

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .P89627 2009c
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24016452M
    ISBN 100160843111
    ISBN 109780160843112
    LC Control Number2009438828

    Book Piracy: Why You Should Care by Susan Faw (This is a three article series exploring the ever-expanding issue of book piracy.) It is every fledgling author’s dream to see their book published. The time spent writing and rewriting, editing and polishing your book, are unpaid months and in some cases, years of toil, never to be recovered. The piracy de fi nition requires that a violent act must be committed on the high seas. This geographical restriction to high seas seems the most signi fi cant shortcoming.

    International Piracy On High Seas The issue of International Piracy on the High Seas is one that is quite widespread. The coasts of Africa, the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Malacca and the coasts of Northern South America are known areas where pirates operate. The most affected of these areas is the East Coast of Africa and the Persian Gulf. The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. The item may be missing the original packaging (such as the original box or bag or tags) or in the original packaging but not sealed.

    pirates on the high seas—piracy is the oldest international crime—yet international law defines only the crime, not the penalty. As a result, the current piracy prosecutions have led to a massive cross-national variance in both actual and possible punishments. The cross-jurisdictionalFile Size: KB. "Pirates, Ports, and Coasts in Asia is an important new contribution to the literature on piracy in Asian seas. As the title suggests, the authors were looking to go beyond an examination of piracy wholly on its own, and sought instead to link predation on the high seas to the maritime littoral in general, and to sea-based cities in particular.


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International piracy on the high seas by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gr 10 Up–In this collection of 14 articles dealing with varied aspects of modern-day piracy, one implies that the threat or problem it poses is exaggerated. Nine of the essays, ranging in length from 4 to 12 pages, are taken from journals, newspapers (some in online format), and books that are dated or Author: Noah Berlatsky.

This thriller, set inintroduces the International Marine Police, an agency of the United Nations set up to fight 21st Century piracy, an annual $18 Billion crime wave which has cost hundreds of sailors their lives.

Leading the fight is the IMP, established six years ago/5(3). Written like a series that would appear in the newspaper, this is an interesting look at the modern business of piracy.

The author points out that there really is no law on the high seas and that kidnapping, ransom and murders are common place.

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Book Description Between andEuropean expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. From School Library Journal.

Adult/High School-In this intriguing report, Sekulich examines the past and present state of piracy around the world and dispels the notion that it resembles the romanticized version of pirates portrayed in movies and books.

With fascinating historical accounts of notorious individuals such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, Cited by: 7. The principal aim of this book is to address the international legal questions arising from the 'right of visit on the high seas' in the twenty-first century.

This right is considered the most significant exception to the fundamental principle of the freedom of the high seas (the freedom, in peacetime, to remain free of interference by ships of another flag).Cited by: 7. According to the authors of the report Counterpiracy under International Law (see p.

23), “states have agreed that each state will have jurisdiction over piracy committed on the high seas, while the same acts committed in territorial waters will not attract such universal jurisdiction.” Indeed, piracy is the classic example of a crime subject to universal jurisdiction, meaning that states.

The book provides readers with a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the spate of piracy and terrorism plaguing the waters of Somalia and the global threat posed by this activity. Contesting the commonly held perception that the piracy and terrorism occurring in Somalia are two separate and unrelated activities.

The Paperback of the Piracy on the High Seas by Noah Berlatsky at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. 5 The International Community Cannot Ignore Piracy in Somalia Aidan Hartley newspapers (some in online format), and books that are dated or One historically based entry uses the formation of the Barbary pirates Pages: Piracy on the high seas.

[Debra A Miller;] -- Authors of viewpoints included in this volume address topics such as the cost of piracy, the connection between piracy and terrorism, whether antipiracy efforts have been successful, and how the.

International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the. The phenomenon of high seas piracy in the twenty-first century has produced a voluminous literature in a short period.

Nonetheless, a number of key phases and trends can be identified. In the period – the major cause of concern for maritime piracy was in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore between Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

Piracy on the high seas. [Noah Berlatsky;] -- This collection of 14 articles deals with varied aspects of modern-day piracy--its history, the economic causes of piracy, and how to deal with it. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Piracy on the high seas. [Diane Yancey] -- Traces the history of piracy. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Lucent Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Piracy, any robbery or other violent action, for private ends and without authorization by public authority, committed on the seas or in the air outside the normal jurisdiction of any state.

It establishes the formative definition of contemporary piracy (an act directed at high-seas shipping and undertaken by unauthorized persons for private motives). Oppenheim is an authoritative legal analysis of the international and municipal law of piracy.

Heller-Roazen, Daniel. The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations. New York. Get this from a library. International piracy on the high seas: hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 4, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and. In Piracy and the Origins of Universal Jurisdiction, Mark Chadwick relates a colourful account of how and why piracy on the high seas came to be considered an international crime, subject to the principle of universal jurisdiction prosecutable by any State in any circumstances.

Merging international and domestic law, history, literature, and sociology, Author: Mark Chadwick. In this comparative study of shipping interdiction, Douglas Guilfoyle considers the State action of stopping, searching and arresting foreign flag vessels and crew on the high seas in cases such as piracy, slavery, drug smuggling, fisheries management, migrant smuggling, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and maritime by:.

Rather, they are presented on the site as archival content, intended for historical reference only. To the astonishment of many, High-seas piracy, a crime thought long relegated to legend, made headlines in late when a luxury cruise ship was attacked off the Somali coast.Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

Pillaging the Empire: Global Piracy on the High Seas,Edition 2 - Ebook written by Kris E Lane, Kris Lane, Robert M. Levine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Pillaging the Empire: Global Piracy on the High Seas.