Just when you think you got ’em under control, they hit you from the other side:

World attention on piracy off Somalia has diverted attention from the growing threat of attacks off west Africa, according to shipping experts.

The International Maritime Bureau says it knows of more than 100 pirate attacks off west Africa last year – yet only 40 were reported.

Oi. Maybe one of the only instances where “world attention” is focused more on Somalia than anywhere else.

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