10 01, 2018

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report

2018-01-10T10:56:16+00:00January 10th, 2018|News|

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. London and Kuala Lumpur, 10 January 2018 It is the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995, when 188 reports were [...]

27 04, 2016

Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn, IMB reports

2016-11-16T11:49:58+00:00April 27th, 2016|News|

As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year. Worldwide, IMB recorded 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents in the first quarter of [...]