Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Mass Attack: IMB piracy report a cause for concern

Read below the concerning report filed to the International Maritime Bureau’s Live Piracy Report regarding an August 6 attack against a bulker in the Red

August 9, 2011
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Flag States Look to Bring Back the Human Element of Piracy

With vessel attacks, hijackings and huge ransoms stealing the headlines in todays news, some flag states are concerned that acts of violence against seafarers

August 9, 2011
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Friday, July 15, 2011
IMB piracy
Maritime Security

Pirate attacks up 63% this year, however fewer ships are being taken: IMB REPORT

Pirate attacks on the world’s seas totalled 266 in the first six months of 2011, up from 196 incidents in the same period last year, the International

July 15, 2011
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Thursday, June 16, 2011

ICC: New dynamic to Indian Ocean piracy despite monsoon conditions

The International Marine Bureau’s ICC Commercial Crime Services explains how Somali pirates are influence by and adapt to seasonal changes in weather.

June 16, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011

IMB sees rise in Nigerian oil frauds

The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has recently seen a rise in the number of Nigerian oil frauds reported to them. Over the first few weeks of 2011,

March 3, 2011
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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Pirate Attacks and Hijackings – Weekly Report

Following this weekends hijacking of the Saudi VLCC loaded with crude, gCaptain has been flooded with numerous emails and phone calls from different news

November 19, 2008
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Monday, April 21, 2008
Maritime Security

Are Pirates Human Rights Victims?

Artwork by Matt Rota Our maritime podcasting partner, Peter Mello of points us to this must read article in the NYTimes. He writes: John S.

April 21, 2008
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Thursday, January 10, 2008
Maritime Security

Pirate Attacks Increased In 2007

With a large increase of attacks in Nigeria and Somalia, 2007 was not a good year for maritime safety. The NY Times writes; Last year, there were 269 attacks

January 10, 2008
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Thursday, August 9, 2007
Maritime Security

IMB’s Maritime Security Hotline Goes Live

Launched this June the International Maritime Bureau’s Maritime Security Hotline is a confidential phone line that enables the seafarer and others in the

August 9, 2007
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