August 22 - The Nautical Institute is preparing to launch its newest book: Coping with Piracy, written by Steven Jones.

The publication will detail the issues surrounding piracy in order to help seafarers, those ashore and people working in security to cope with the crime.

Jones is able to speak with authority on the topic having been attacked by pirates during his seafaring career.

The book will be launched on September 11, 2013 at a ceremony onboard the HMS President, London, UK.