I enjoyed it too. I couldn’t stop wondering why merchant ships can’t don’t have a security person and weapons sufficient to repel the average attack of some criminals in skiffs with a flipping ladder that barely can be attached to the ship. Seeing that the human beings and cargo are worth so much and so vulnerable in many other bad spots on the seas. Are the companies that irresponsible and cheap or is it some antiquated high seas law? I liked the interview with the real Captain in the extra’s.
I think they are increasing security. It’s just that they were blindsided by the more aggressive tactics of the pirates. It is unlikely that they are just too cheap to put controls in. A disabled ship and lost cargo would cost them a lot more than security measures.
I was on a small cruise ship in the Indian Ocean last year. It had coils of razor wire all around the ship and several armed sharpshooters on board. There were no incidents but when an unidentified craft appeared on the horizon, the sharpshooters were at their stations with guns drawn. We were not in any of the areas where piracy incidents have taken place but they were prepared anyway.