IMB’s latest global piracy report recorded 97 incidents of piracy and armed robbery for the first nine months of 2021 – the lowest level of reported incidents since 1994. At the same time IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre warns against complacency as violence against crew...
The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in the first six months of 2021 has dropped to the lowest level since 1994. IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre has recorded 68 occurrences down from 98 during the same period last year. While a welcome development, the IMB...
Not security on board ships, but international agreements should ensure that piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is stopped. Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ferd Grapperhaus and Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld said this in their response to parliamentary questions...
Nigeria has taken delivery of the first aircraft with which the West African country will secure its coastal waters against piracy. The use of aircraft to detect and combat pirates is a crucial part of the so-called Deep Blue Project, which was launched two years ago....
The Gulf of Guinea accounted for nearly half (43%) of all reported piracy incidents in the first three months of 2021, according to the latest figures from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). In addition, the region accounted for all forty kidnapped crew...
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