© Philcold  piracy
© Philcold

Companies such as Maersk may have developed software to be able to track and monitor containers at all times, but it appears criminals are on to it too.  Increasingly, sophisticated pirates are abandoning the old ways of kidnap, ransom and extortion, opting instead for targeted theft. A recent trend shows pirates seeking out particular boxes and emptying them quickly before leaving the ship, LLL reports.

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