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Crew kidnappings on the rise off West Africa

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The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned that violent attacks against ships and their crews have increased this year, with the Gulf of Guinea...

Pirate attacks escalate in Gulf of Guinea

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A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea,...

Maritime piracy and armed robbery hits 22 year low in 2017...

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A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) International...

Ship attacks up internationally in first quarter of 2017

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Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of this year, slightly more than the...

Global piracy down in 2016, but kidnappings at sea up –...

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More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest...

Sea piracy drops to 21 year low says IMB

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Piracy and armed robbery at sea have fallen to their lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa,...

Gulf of Guinea dominates world piracy in first quarter of 2016

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As piracy on the world's seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB)...

Piracy hotspots persist worldwide despite reductions in key areas

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Piracy and armed robbery on the world's seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions in the number...

Piracy incidents down but vigilance must be maintained – IMB

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According to the International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre "only one incident of an actual attack" was reported from the Gulf...

Piracy report reveals continued SE Asian attacks against small tankers

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The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlights a continuing trend in South East Asia in the hijacking of small coastal tankers by maritime...

Piracy dropping but kidnapping increasing in Gulf of Guinea

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The number of piracy incidents in the Gulf of Guinea in 2014 dropped by 18% compared to the year before but 2014...

IMB concerned over decision to compensate pirates

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The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has joined other maritime organisations in expressing concern over a decision to compensate convicted Somali pirates. These criminals...

IMB concerned about smaller tanker attacks as Somali piracy drops

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With incidents of piracy notably down off the coast of Somalia this year there is a risk international attention will turn away...

Worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in south-east Asian waters

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The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has raised concerns over a worrying...

Lowest first quarter piracy figures reported since 2007

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The International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said piracy on the world's seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since...

IMB warns of West Africa piracy threat

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The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is asking ships to be extra vigilant when transiting West Africa as piracy in the region becomes...

First ship to be attacked in 2014 escapes from pirates

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Somali pirates on Friday launched their first attack of the year against a merchant vessel south of Oman, but were repelled by...

Somali pirate clampdown the major contributor to drop in global piracy

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Last year only 15 incidents of piracy off the Somali coast were reported to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), down from 75...

Pirate attacks by heavily armed gangs surge off Nigerian coast

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Pirate attacks off Nigeria's coast have jumped by a third this year with ships passing through West Africa's Gulf of Guinea, a...

Piracy attacks in East and West Africa dominate IMB’s world report

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Pirate attacks against vessels in East and West Africa accounted for the majority of world attacks in 2011, signalling a rising trend,...

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