Tag: International Maritime Bureau

  • All Time High

    Global attacks on ships rose to an all-time high of 266 during the first six months of 2011, up from 196 in 2010, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). […]

  • Stat Attack

    The world’s three biggest flag States reported last month that pirates took 1,090 sailors hostage last year. Panama, Liberia and the Marshall Islands said that 4,185 seafarers were attacked with […]

  • IMB Piracy Hotline

    The International Maritime Bureau – Piracy Reporting Centre has launched a dedicated hotline for seafarers, port workers, shipping agents, shipyard personnel, brokers, stevedores and all concerned parties to report any […]

  • Call For Caution

    The International Maritime Bureau while welcoming the recent capture of pirates has joined with EUNAVFOR in cautioning against navies engaging in armed assault of pirated ships. The successful interventions of […]