Transportation - note: the International Maritime Bureau reports offshore waters in the Gulf of Aden are high risk for piracy; numerous vessels, including commercial shipping and pleasure craft, have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crew, passengers, and cargo are held for ransom; the presence of several naval task forces in the Gulf of Aden and additional anti-piracy measures on the part of ship operators reduced the incidence of piracy in that body of water by more than half in 2010
Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013
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