Tag: IMB

  • Ending Piracy in Nigerian Waters

    Another year, same old problems. Ending Piracy in Nigerian Waters Recently, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) released a report naming Nigeria as one of the hotspots for sea piracy. The […]

  • UAVs to counter piracy?

    Drones could help close the capabilities gaps that allow pirates to flourish in Asian waters. Countering the ‘Pirates’ Paradise’: Unmanned Systems and Marine Security in Southeast Asia By Tobias Burgers and […]

  • IMB issues report

    A report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau urged ship masters to be vigilant when sailing in high-risk areas. International report charts continued threat from global piracy Ramola Talwar Badam Somali pirates […]

  • Piracy threat in West Africa

    Despite recent drop in activity, threat remains. Piracy situation still serious in the Gulf of Guinea European shipowners are concerned about the continued piracy, armed robbery attacks and kidnapping for […]

  • Asia’s Deadly Pirates

    Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world. Asia’s Deadly Pirates By Neil Thompson Despite genuine improvements in maritime security by Asian littoral states […]

  • IMB notes piracy increase

    IMB notes increase in piracy. Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter […]

  • Fighting Gulf of Guinea piracy

    Strategies to combat piracy already exist, but countries must navigate the pitfalls that hinder implementation. Fighting rising piracy in the Gulf of Guinea BY BARTHÉLEMY BLÉDÉ ‘The Gulf of Guinea, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Indo to join ReCAAP?

    Country has yet to sign up to regional anti-piracy agreement. Indonesia called on to join ReCAAP in combating piracy Liza Yosephine Indonesia may get stronger support for its fight against […]

  • Nigeria still the piracy hot spot

    If anything, that figure is conservative. Nigeria sees nearly one pirate attack a week By Tiffany Ap (CNN) Crime on the high seas has nearly halved in the last five […]