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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...