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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