n African Security Review - Sea piracy and maritime security in the Horn of Africa : the Somali coast and Gulf of Aden in perspective : feature
|Article Title||Sea piracy and maritime security in the Horn of Africa : the Somali coast and Gulf of Aden in perspective : feature|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Author||Freedom C. Onuoha|
|Publication Date||Sep 2009|
|Pages||31 - 44|
|Keyword(s)||Gulf of Aden, International Maritime Bureau, Maritime security, Nigeria, Piracy and Somalia|
The security of national and international waterways cannot be overemphasised, for obvious reasons. The ocean serves as a medium of transportation, a source of economic exploitation of such mineral resources as crude oil, and a source of food in the form of fishing and shrimp fishing. This has made the issue of the security of waterways (maritime security) a subject of serious concern to states, international organisations and other stakeholders in the maritime domain.
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