Capt. John Hawkins of the Sheila McDevitt recalls his experience with pirates off the coast of Somalia. Then, the longtime cargo vessel captain explains why piracy is rising and what he and his ship are doing to combat it.
- Best for: Grades 8+ (ages 13+)
- Concepts: captain john hawkins, cargo, crime, economics, indian ocean, industry, merchant marine, navigation, ocean, pirates, shipping, somalia, trade