OBP

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AcronymDefinition
OBPOn Base Percentage (baseball, softball)
OBPOpen Book Publishers (UK)
OBPOnline Brand Protection (various organizations)
OBPOsaka Business Park (Japan)
OBPOceans Beyond Piracy (One Earth Future)
OBPon Board Processing
OBPObject Preset
OBPOrange-Bellied Parrot (bird)
OBPOpenBoot PROM (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
OBPOnafhankelijke Burgerpartij (Dutch: Independent Citizen Party)
OBPOn-Board Processing
OBPOn-Board Programming
OBPOffice of Biomass Program (US Department of Energy)
OBPOlive-Backed Pipit (bird)
OBPOn-Board Processor
OBPOne Book Program
OBPOnline Business Profile
OBPOrange Blossom Pilsner (Orlando, FL)
OBPOfficiële Belgische Postzegelcatalogus (Dutch)
OBPOri-Binding Protein
OBPOverbearing Parent
OBPOffice of Border Patrol
OBPObject Based Programming
OBPOyster Black Pearl (drums)
OBPOn-Board Power
OBPOctamer Binding Protein (molecular biology)
OBPOutcome-Based Plan
OBPOregon Board of Pharmacy
OBPOpen Bridging Protocol
OBPOfficer's Battle Pod (gaming)
OBPOptimized Business Process
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In 2012, the International Maritime Bureau, Oceans Beyond Piracy and the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme reported that the number of vessels attacks by West African pirates had reached a world high, with 966 seafarers attacked during the year.
However, anti-piracy organization Oceans Beyond Piracy claimed incidents of piracy in the west Indian Ocean came down in the last few years due to counter-measures and increased presence of naval vessels in the waters.
The cost of Somali piracy declined every year from $7bn in 2010 to $1.3bn in 2015, according to campaign group Oceans Beyond Piracy, as the number of successful hijackings plummeted to zero last year in the wake of dramatic improvements in on-board security.
Efforts for their release began immediately after their capture in 2012 with Oceans Beyond Piracy, a project of One Earth Future Foundation, spearheading the negotiation.
Of the 29 crew members seized, one died during the hijacking and two died from illness while in captivity, according to the organisation, Oceans Beyond Piracy.
They will arrive in (the Kenyan capital) Nairobi at 1830 local time tomorrow," said John Steed, East Africa region manager for the Oceans Beyond Piracy group.
The article covers a new report by Oceans Beyond Piracy and One Earth Future, both programs of the One Earth Future Foundation, which explores the long-term impact of piracy on seafarer and family recovery.
"There hasn't been a proper pirate attack on a commercial vessel in over two years," said John Steed, Horn of Africa manager for the US-based non-profit Oceans Beyond Piracy. "But the guys haven't gone away and nothing's changed on the ground."
Hulbert K, 2011, "The human cost of Somali piracy", Oceans Beyond Piracy, Broomfield, Colorado, http://oceansbeyondpiracy.org/sites/default/files/human_cost_of_somali_piracy.pdf
Campaign organisation Oceans Beyond Piracy estimates the total economic cost of maritime piracy in West Africa was as much as $680 million in 2013.
(13.) Jens Vestergaard Madsen et al., The State of Maritime Piracy 2013, Oceans Beyond Piracy, accessed 28 May 2014, http://oceansbeyondpiracy.org/sites/default/files/attachments/SoP2013-Digital_0.pdf.