Tag: IMB

  • Piracy and crime in SE Asia

    How crime reporting itself affects the statistics. The true story of piracy in Asia Sam Bateman Superficially it looks as though Southeast Asia is the major hot spot for piracy. […]

  • BIMCO seeks standardised piracy reports

    Hopes move will unify terms used in reports and improve statistics. BIMCO seeks standardised piracy reports by Philip Rood in London Shipowners organisation the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) […]

  • A positive response to piracy

    IMB sees positive news in the fight against piracy. Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy Despite an overall global reduction in serious piracy attacks this year, the […]

  • Southeast Asian piracy results

    IMB issues third quarter report. Southeast Asian piracy action seeing results: IMB By Marcus Hand from Singapore The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says a crackdown on piracy in Southeast Asia […]

  • IMB calls for global reporting

    Maritime crime a global issue which requires global picture. IMB calls for global reporting mechanism to tackle piracy SAM CHAMBERS In response to global statistics showing a continual increase in […]

  • Is Southeast Asia really a piracy hot spot?

    Call for enhanced security in the Singapore Straits. Is Southeast Asia really a piracy hot spot? Sam Bateman A recent piece by Elliot Brennan (Southeast Asia: Here be Pirates) misrepresents […]

  • Here be pirates

    The rise in SE Asia piracy causes concern. Here be pirates: Why Southeast Asia needs to boost maritime cooperation Elliot Brennan On 1 April, a Malaysia-flagged tanker was attacked and […]

  • No Nigerian piracy in June

    Figures from IMB only record incidents reported to them. Buhari effect: No piracy in Nigerian waters in June Pirates on Nigerian waters went to sleep in June, in the first […]

  • IMB, ReCAAP reports issued

    Reported bodies reveal Q1 statistics. IMB & ReCAAP ISC Release 2015 Half-Yearly Reports on Piracy & Armed Robbery At Sea In a rare case of coincidence, both IMB and ReCAAP […]

  • Global piracy under spotlight

    International Peace Institute meets to discuss issue. As Somali Sea-Piracy Declines, Attention Turns To Southeast Asia And Other Regions NEW YORK — Piracy at sea figured prominently during a two-panel […]

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