Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Shipping companies are turning to new technology as a way to fend-off pirates and cut costs. In 2010, piracy cost the international economy as much as $12 billion.
During a Nov. 1 event in Baltimore, Maryland, some of those new enhancements were showcased, including skunk-smelling water and propeller-tangling ropes. Bloomberg's Megan Hughes reports. (Source: Bloomberg)