Thursday, November 13, 2014
Maritime News

IMB Uncovers Unusual Container Weight Fraud

The International Maritime Bureau has been alerted to a fraud involving a shipping container's weight and size that is atypical of what one might out of a

November 13, 2014
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

IMB: Shipping Is ‘Next Playground for Hackers’

The International Maritime Bureau is warning that the global shipping and supply chain could become the 'next playground for hackers' and is calling on the

August 21, 2014
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Friday, July 25, 2014

Small Tanker Hijackings A Worrying Trend, IMB Says

The first half of 2014 was witness to an alarming trend of small tanker hijackings in southeast Asia, according to new figures released by the International

July 25, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

IMB Issues Piracy Warning Amid Tanker Hijackings

The ICC Commercial Crime Services’ International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning small tankers to maintain strict anti-piracy measures in the South China

June 17, 2014
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Worldwide Piracy at Lowest Level Since 2007 -IMB

Worldwide piracy incidents have fallen to their lowest level in seven years, but don’t go raising any victory flags just

April 24, 2014
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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Merchant Vessel Reported Hijacked in Red Sea -ONI

The U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Intelligence says that a merchant vessel reported being hijacked Saturday approximately 40 NM east of Massawa, Eritrea in the

January 18, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014

VIDEO: IMB Director Discusses Worldwide Piracy Decline, Current Threats

In this video Pottengal? Mukundan, director of the ICC International Maritime Bureau, discusses the latest findings from the just-released IMB annual global

January 16, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Worldwide Piracy Incidents at Six-Year Low on Somali Pirate Crackdown

Piracy at sea has reached its lowest levels in six years, with 264 attacks recorded worldwide in 2013, a 40% drop since Somali piracy peaked in 2011, the

January 15, 2014
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Pirate Attacks By Heavily Armed Gangs Surge Off Nigerian Coast

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Pirate attacks off Nigeria’s coast have jumped by a third this year with ships passing through West

October 17, 2013
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Somali Piracy Threat Persists as Monsoon Season Subsides, IMB Warns

As the monsoon in the NW Indian Ocean begins to subside and the weather once again becomes conducive to the operation of small pirate skiffs, the ICC

September 10, 2013
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Monday, April 15, 2013

IMB Advises Continued Vigilance Even as Pirate Attacks Decline

By International Maritime Bureau London – The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report

April 15, 2013
Total Views: 17

Friday, February 1, 2013
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Reexamining the Gulf of Guinea: Fewer Attacks, Better Pirates

By James M. Bridger, Along with the release of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB)’s 2012 piracy report come the onslaught of analysts seeking to

February 1, 2013
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Pirates Carry Out Fewer Attacks in 2012 – IMB

By Neena Rai Pirates carried out 297 attacks in 2012, the fewest in five years, with ships reporting a big drop off Somalia, the International Maritime Bureau

January 16, 2013
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Friday, June 22, 2012

Not Just Numbers: New Study Examines the Human Cost of Piracy

Oceans Beyond Piracy, the same advocacy group that calculated the economic cost of piracy by the numbers, has just released its second annual installment of

June 22, 2012
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Saturday, June 16, 2012

IMB Survey Notes Container Security Challenges

The results of a recent survey conducted by the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in conjunction with an international trade association have served to

June 16, 2012
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Monday, April 23, 2012

IMB Piracy Reporting Center Report: West Africa Piracy on the Rise, Somali Piracy Threat Still High

One hundred and two incidents of piracy and armed robbery were reported in the first quarter of 2012, with dangerously increasing numbers in West African

April 23, 2012
Total Views: 29

Monday, February 13, 2012
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Captain and Chief Engineer of Bulk Carrier Shot by Pirates off Nigeria

According to a report from the International Maritime Bureau this morning, a bulk carrier was fired upon by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea this morning,

February 13, 2012
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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Pirate Attacks Drop for First Time in Five Years but East and West Africa Threat Remains High [REPORT]

The following is a press statement from piracy watchdog, IMB Piracy Reporting Centre, regarding their 2011 Global Piracy Report released today. Pirate attacks

January 19, 2012
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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

IMB Global Piracy Report: More attacks, unprecendented boldness, and fewer hijackings

As world piracy hits a new high, more ships are escaping Somali pirates, says IMB report Piracy on the world’s seas has risen to record levels, with

October 18, 2011
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Piracy The Focus of Today’s World Maritime Day Celebration

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) marked its annual World Maritime Day celebration today with a collective call-to-action to the United Nations,

September 29, 2011
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