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Piracy in the Pacific not a concern

Piracy in the Pacific not a concern

Updated 29 January 2013, 18:04 AEDT

The Royal New Zealand Navy has hosted a meeting of international navies to promote coordination of shipping and maritime trade in the Pacific, Indian and South Atlantic Oceans.

The Pacific and Indian Oceans Shipping Working Group met at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland last week and included representatives from 12 countries.

Royal New Zealand Navy Captain Phil O'Connell says piracy is not a factor in the Pacific, in the way that it is in the Indian Ocean, but regional navies are working together to make sure maritime trade routes stay safe.

Presenter:Bruce Hill

Speaker: Royal New Zealand Navy Captain Phil O'Connell

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