Ratsimisetra, the pirates could be charged with illegal detention of the ship's crew.
Rolland Rasolofonirina, who heads the antipiracy operation in Antsiranana, said the suspects will at least face charges of lacking identification papers.
Then, after a two-day search, Madagascar authorities located the vessel on Feb.
So far, information on air pollution in the own quarter or on the way to the working place has not been available to the individual citizen.
The Smart Air Quality Network (Smart AQnet) project is aimed at developing a system to better understand the distribution of fine dust in the city, with Augsburg being the first model region.
Today, suspected Somali pirates threatened that a Danish family captured in the Indian Ocean will suffer the same fate if any rescue attempt is made.
The hijacked passenger vessel was towed into Antsiranana on Sunday local time, several days after two of the pirates first took a small boat into this northern port to ask for help and drop off an ill female passenger now hospitalized.
Budde has developed a plug-in sensor and an app to turn the camera of a smartphone into a fine dust detector.
The flash of the smartphone emits light into the measurement area. The camera captures the measurement result in the form of a picture.The weekend arrest of 14 suspected Somali pirates whose vessel broke down off the coast of Madagascar is forcing this East African island to confront piracy for the first time in more than 100 years.As Somali pirates venture further afield hijacking commercial vessels, more nations are being forced to confront the growing problem, highlighting a common complaint among shipping companies and legal experts: With 19th-century laws for a 21st-century problem, many states either have a lackadaisical approach to bringing pirates to justice, or simply cannot do so under arcane maritime rules."This is the first time we are having to deal with this kind of case," says Madagascar's Justice Ministry Secretary General Ernest Ratsimisetra, adding that the problem falls into "a kind of legal vacuum."The problem is affecting passenger, commercial, and private vessels to deadly effect, as seen with last week's killing of four Americans whose yacht was hijacked in the Arabian Sea.The problem feeds on itself: Nations such as Madagascar lack the means to tackle piracy, which in turn further hurts these nations' economies.United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recently raised concern over the economic fallout for East African economies amid rising insurance premiums, threats to international trade routes, and piracy's expansion south.While the prosecutor rifles through national and international maritime agreements to figure out whether the unknown foreigners can be charged with piracy laws last used in the 19th century, justice ministers from Comoros and Madagascar are also questioning who should try them, where they should be tried, and for what.