Tag: west african piracy

  • West African Risk

    Maritime insecurity in West Africa is fast becoming a major area of concern, particularly given the increase in piracy and armed attacks upon shipping and trade. Altogether 19 incidents of […]

  • Global Piracy Trends

    Signalling a rising trend, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) global piracy report has revealed that Pirate attacks against vessels in East and West Africa accounted for […]

  • Tanker Taken

    The problem of piracy off West Africa has blown dramatically back into the headlines once again this week. In the latest attacks heavily armed pirates seized a chemical tanker as […]