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Terrorism At Sea. The International Law Response

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The terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Aden was a tremendous blow, not only in terms of casualties and material damage, but also because public opinion was perhaps not fully aware that this type of attack was possible at sea, despite the hijacking of the cruise ship Aquille Lauro in the Mediterranean or a previous, little publicised attack outside Spain on the Spanish destroyer Marqus de la Ensenada in the port of Santander. After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), initially inspired by the United States of America, and with the support of the International Community, also declared its concern and offered to work towards preventing sea transport from becoming the target of terrorist attacks. Praiseworthy efforts to ensure maritime security, such as those by the IMO, demonstrate the international communitys concern, and are a good step in the right direction.

Keywords: International Community; International Maritime Organisation (IMO); maritime security; terrorist attack

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