https://www.handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/report-considersthe-possibility-that-pandemic-will-cause-rise-in-pirate-attacks-on-shipping_13041

Report from ARX Mouldings looks at the arms trade and violence. The hardship brought on by the virus is likely to see arms traders seeking other markets, legally or otherwise, to supply those who may feel they are forced to turn to piracy, their own income streams having disappeared. Container vessels and tankers may be under threat again off East African Coastline.