In June of 2018, One Earth Future (OEF) decommissioned the Oceans Beyond Piracy program marking our departure from a specific focus on maritime piracy. However, OEF remains dedicated to improving governance mechanisms and undermining the drivers of conflict both at sea and ashore through its other programs and initiatives.
|5/23/18||State of Maritime Piracy 2017
The State of Maritime Piracy 2017 report includes analyses of the economic and human costs of piracy and armed robbery in the Western Indian Ocean Region, West Africa, Asia, and Latin American and the Caribbean.
This report is the last in a series of 11 annual...
|State of Maritime Piracy||Maisie Pigeon, Emina Sadic, Sean Duncan, Chuck Ridgway, Kelsey Soeth|
|10/18/17||State Affiliated Escorts
This issue paper explores the use of escorts by a state military asset as a model of contracted maritime security.
|9/29/17||Coastal State Embarked Personnel
This issue paper explores the model of coastal state embarked personnel in different regions around the world.
|9/1/17||Vessel Protection Detachments
This issue paper explores the presence of uniformed military personnel embarked on a vessel with explicit approval of the Flag State.
|8/8/17||Privately Contracted Armed Maritime Security
This issue paper explores the model of private maritime security, a form of contracted maritime security that has emerged primarily off the Horn of Africa as a response to Somali piracy.
|5/17/17|| OEF's Stable Seas Report Shows Maritime Security About More Than Piracy
Many forms of criminal networks, including illegal fishing, black markets, piracy, and human trafficking, have taken advantage of the strategic location of Somali waters and poor governance capacity of the Somali region. These networks constantly seek new ways to profit...
|5/2/17||State of Maritime Piracy 2016
This 2016 study represents the seventh year in the State of Maritime Piracy report series. Since the beginning of the series, the scope of research has expanded to include analysis of the economic and human costs of piracy in the Western Indian Ocean Region, West Africa...
|State of Maritime Piracy||Maisie Pigeon, Dirk Siebels, Emina Sadic, John Hoopes, Sean Duncan, Kelsey Soeth|
|3/24/17||OBP Working Group Meeting Summary - March 2017
Oceans Beyond Piracy recently convened a meeting of 40 maritime experts in London to discuss the current state of piracy off the east and west coasts of Africa. The meeting was convened just as reports of the...
|1/31/17||Addressing Maritime Insecurity in the Horn of Africa
Recent incidents involving vessels off the Horn of Africa do not reflect traditional forms of piracy, signaling an evolving threat to maritime security in the region that could lead to major maritime disruptions if an effective response is not developed. OBP highlights...
|12/16/16||OBP Issue Paper: Defining Contracted Maritime Security
This paper provides information on the different types of contracted maritime security services currently in use, and outlines the oversight mechanisms that govern them.