PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
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Some countries such as Indonesia, the world's biggest archipelago nation, saw a decline in incidents, with 43 attacks in its waters last year, down more than half in the past two years.Twenty-two incidents were recorded in the Philippines, a jump from 10 in 2016, with most of them low-level attacks on vessels anchored at Manila and Batangas, south of the capital, the country's two busiest ports.Out of 16 incidents of vessels being fired on reported worldwide last year, seven occurred in the gulf.Waters off Somalia remained dangerous, with nine incidents recorded last year, up from two in 2016 .
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