1. No significant events to report this week.
2. Joseph Neighbor writes how technology, a change in shipping tactics and use of Privately Contracted Armed
3. Mohamed Osman Mohamud, better known as Mohamed Garfanje, the pirate ‘kingpin’ is reported to have surrendered to authorities in the Galmudug region of Somalia this week, the regional Security Minister describing the surrender as a “historic event” (b).
4. Colin Freeman, Chief foreign correspondent to the Telegraph writes how Somali pirates have created a new business acting as ‘armed escorts’ on board foreign trawlers illegally fishing in Somali waters (e).