A Japanese sushi chain CEO majorly contributed to a drop in piracy off the Somalian coast by providing the pirates with training as tuna fishermen

How Did This Sushi Restaurant CEO Help Destroy Somalian Pirates?

Armed piracy off the coast of Somalia has been a serious issue in the past few years. They attack and take over vessels using guns and rocket launchers. Their influence has even affected the global economy.

At it’s worst, there have been around 300 incidents per year. However, that number had reduced to zero in the past few years.

So how did the numbers of piracy drop off the coast of Somalia, when the number of incidents were significantly higher than other parts of the world?

Kiyoshi Kimura, a guy that helped destroy piracy

Kiyoshi Kimura is the president of “Sushizanmai”, a well-known Sushi restaurant chain in Japan. He was one of the major contributor to reducing piracy off the coast of Somalia.

ソマリアの海賊を一人で壊滅させた男がいる。… Continue Reading

Source: https://grapee.jp/en/54127