IMB sees piracy fall
IMB announces drop in reports.
World piracy plummets to 20-year low: Maritime watchdog
KUALA LUMPUR: Pirate attacks worldwide fell to a 20-year low in the third quarter, the International Maritime Bureau said Monday, as it credited anti-piracy efforts by authorities and the shipping industry.
The IMB said in its latest quarterly report that 42 instances of piracy on the high seas were recorded in July-September.
“With just 42 attacks worldwide this quarter, maritime piracy is at its lowest since 1996,” it said.
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