Friday, May 06, 2005

Indonesia Says No to Escorts with Armed Guards in Malacca Strait

Indonesia rejected a proposal that would allow commercial ships to hire armed escorts to transit the pirate-infested waters of the Malacca Strait.
Listen, those pirates paid good money to our officials. They should be able to ply their trade without worrying about being shot.
Read it all, thanks to Maritime Executive:
http://www.newsletterscience.com/marex/readmore.cgi?issue_id=97&article_id=822&l=1&s=3428

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