Friday, July 25, 2014
News

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 Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in their 2014 semi-annual report.

July 25, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Piracy

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 Sea following a spate of tanker hijackings in the region.

June 17, 2014
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
News

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 yet.

April 24, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014
News

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 piracy report which found that worldwide piracy incidents dropped 11% in 2013 primarily due to the clampdown on Somali piracy.

January 16, 2014
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Monday, April 15, 2013
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 on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships recorded a total of...

April 15, 2013
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Piracy

This Week in Piracy: Somali Pirates Strike Back

SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS: DEC 13-19, 2012 INDIAN OCEAN–EAST AFRICA OMAN: Tanker fired upon on 15 December at 24:36 N – 057:32 E, approximately 80 nm northwest of Muscat. Armed pirates...

December 20, 2012
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report – Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Piracy Incidents By Region: SEP 5 – 12 WEST AFRICA NIGERIA: Oil tanker fired upon while underway on 9 September at 06: 09 N – 002: 53 E, approximately 34...

September 13, 2012
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Gulf of Guinea Still HOT

Weekly Piracy Incidents: AUG 16-22 GUINEA: General cargo ship boarded at anchorage on 21 August at 15:50 N – 013:58 W, approximately 23 nm southwest of Conakry Port. Seven armed...

August 23, 2012
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Thursday, August 2, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Incident Free July Off Somalia

Weekly Incidents by Region: July 26-Aug 1 SOUTH AMERICA: COLOMBIA: Bulk carrier was boarded on 31 July at 03:49 N – 077:09 W, Buenaventura Anchorage, Colombia. Three robbers on a...

August 2, 2012
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Thursday, July 19, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: West African Hooligans

Weekly Incident by Region: July 12-18 WEST AFRICA: BENIN: Bulk carrier was boarded on 17 July at 06:17 N – 002:28 E, approximately 1 nm off fairway buoy, Cotonou Anchorage,...

July 19, 2012
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Monday, July 16, 2012
News

Nearly 100 Fewer Pirate Attacks So Far This Year [REPORT]

(Bloomberg) — Pirate attacks fell to the lowest since 2008 this year as the presence of naval forces helped deter Somalis from attacking merchant shipping off the East African country’s...

July 16, 2012
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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: All Quiet as Monsoon Season Persists

Piracy Incident by Region: July 5-11 No current incidents to report! Currently Hijacked Vessels Name, Flag, Type, Hijacked Date: ICEBERG I, Panama, RoRo, 29 March 2010 ALBEDO, Malaysia, Container Cargo,...

July 12, 2012
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Bulk Carrier Comes Under Fire

Weekly Incidents by Region: June 21-27 INDIAN OCEAN–EAST AFRICA: YEMEN: Bulk Carrier was fired upon on 27 June at 14:22 N – 054:38 E 110 nm North of Socotra Island,...

June 28, 2012
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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: What Happened to the Monsoon? LNG Carrier Takes Fire

Incidents by Region: June 14-20 INDIAN OCEAN–EAST AFRICA OMAN: Marshall Island Flagged, US owned (?), M/V LNG ARIES was attacked by a skiff with 5-6 pirates onboard on 20 June...

June 21, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Monsoon Season Is Upon Us

Weekly Incidents by Region: May 31 – June 6 WEST AFRICA NIGERIA: Tanker boarded on 01 June at 06:19 N – 003:29 E, Lagos Anchorage. Three armed robbers boarded the...

June 7, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Maersk Texas Fends Off Attack

Weekly Incidents By Region: May 17-23 RED SEA General cargo vessel MAERSK TEXAS fired upon while underway on 23 May at position 25:29 N – 057:16 E, approximately 28 nm...

May 24, 2012
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Report: Smyrni, NOOOOOO!

Weekly Incidents by Region: May 10-16 SOUTH AMERICA COLOMBIA: Bulk carrier was boarded on 13 May while underway at 03:46 N – 077:27 W, around 9.4 nm from Isla La...

May 17, 2012
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Saturday, May 5, 2012
Piracy

False Alarm in Gulf of Oman

A report of a vessel hijacking in the Gulf of Oman on Friday has turned out to be nothing more than a false alarm, according to maritime situational awareness database...

May 5, 2012
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Thursday, May 3, 2012
Piracy

Weekly Piracy Update: Missing in West Africa

Summary of Incidents by Region: APR 26 – MAY 2 RED SEA RED SEA: Bulk Carrier was approached while underway on 29 April at 13:16 N – 042:55 E, Bab...

May 3, 2012
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Monday, April 23, 2012
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 waters, according to the latest...

April 23, 2012
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