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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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IMB: Piracy Hotspots Persist Worldwide Despite Reductions in Key Areas

(ICC International Maritime Bureau) – Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions

February 2, 2016
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Monday, November 2, 2015
IMB: Piracy Crackdown in Southeast Asia ‘Bearing Fruit’
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IMB: Piracy Crackdown in Southeast Asia ‘Bearing Fruit’

Despite an overall global reduction in serious pirate attacks this year, there remains no room for complacency in the global fight against piracy on the high

November 2, 2015
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
IMB: Global Reporting System Needed to Curb Piracy
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IMB: Global Reporting System Needed to Curb Piracy

  The ICC International Maritime Bureau is calling for a global reporting system in the wake of an alarming uptick in the number of piracy and armed

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
IMB Piracy Report Shows Continued SE Asian Attacks Against Small Tankers
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IMB Piracy Report Shows Continued SE Asian Attacks Against Small Tankers

  A new report published Wednesday by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlights a continuing trend in

July 22, 2015
Total Views: 29

Thursday, November 13, 2014
IMB Uncovers Unusual Container Weight Fraud
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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
Total Views: 14

Thursday, August 21, 2014
IMB: Shipping Is ‘Next Playground for Hackers’
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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
Total Views: 43

Friday, July 25, 2014
Small Tanker Hijackings A Worrying Trend, IMB Says
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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
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
IMB Issues Piracy Warning Amid Tanker Hijackings
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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
Total Views: 22

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Worldwide Piracy at Lowest Level Since 2007 -IMB
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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
Total Views: 12

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Merchant Vessel Reported Hijacked in Red Sea -ONI
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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
Total Views: 16

Thursday, January 16, 2014
VIDEO: IMB Director Discusses Worldwide Piracy Decline, Current Threats
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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
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Worldwide Piracy Incidents at Six-Year Low on Somali Pirate Crackdown
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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
Total Views: 4

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
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Somali Piracy Threat Persists as Monsoon Season Subsides, IMB Warns
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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
Total Views: 43

Monday, April 15, 2013
IMB Advises Continued Vigilance Even as Pirate Attacks Decline
Piracy

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: 23

Friday, February 1, 2013
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Piracy

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
Total Views: 29

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
Total Views: 4

Friday, June 22, 2012
Not Just Numbers: New Study Examines the Human Cost of Piracy
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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
Total Views: 49

Saturday, June 16, 2012
IMB Survey Notes Container Security Challenges

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
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 23, 2012
IMB Piracy Reporting Center Report: West Africa Piracy on the Rise, Somali Piracy Threat Still High
Piracy

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: 35
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