International Maritime Bureau

 
Piracy takes a dive in Somalia
Piracy takes a dive in Somalia
This is according to the International Maritime Bureau said.
Ships warned to steer clear of Nigerian waters
Ships warned to steer clear of Nigerian waters
An international maritime watchdog on Monday warned ships to steer clear of waters off Nigeria due to a trio of recent piracy attacks including a...
Maritime agency sounds West Africa piracy alarm
Maritime agency sounds West Africa piracy alarm
A spate of ship hijackings off West Africa indicates the region could emerge as a new piracy "hotspot", a global maritime watchdog warned on...
Continued increase in piracy incidents 'alarming'
Continued increase in piracy incidents 'alarming'
Pirates kidnapped a record number of seafarers in 2010 in an "alarming" escalation of the crisis centred on Somalia, a maritime watchdog said on...
Surge in number of pirate attacks
Surge in number of pirate attacks
Pirate attacks worldwide more than doubled in the first half of 2009, amid a surge of raids on vessels in the Gulf of Aden and the east coast of...
Somali pirates hijack British, Taiwan vessels
Somali pirates hijack British, Taiwan vessels
Pirates seized a British-owned ship and a Taiwan-registered fishing boat after taking three vessels last weekend, officials said on Tuesday,...
Pirates haul tankers to Somali coast
Pirates haul tankers to Somali coast
Pirates were taking two European-owned tankers to Somali coastal havens on Friday and are likely to demand ransoms soon, with gangs striking...
Somali pirates in spate of new attacks
Somali pirates in spate of new attacks
Heavily armed Somali pirates attacked six ships, including British, Indian and Singapore-managed vessels, earlier this week but all managed to...
Somali pirates hijack Malaysian, Turkish ships
Somali pirates hijack Malaysian, Turkish ships
Pirates have hijacked a Turkish cargo ship and a Malaysian tug boat and attacked three other vessels in the Gulf of Aden in the past week, a global...
Somali pirates demand $25m for Saudi oil tanker
Somali pirates demand $25m for Saudi oil tanker
Somali pirates who hijacked Saudi oil supertanker Sirius Star on Thursday demanded $25-million in ransom and set a 10-day deadline amid...
Egypt calls urgent meeting to fight Somali piracy
Egypt calls urgent meeting to fight Somali piracy
Egypt has called an urgent meeting of Arab countries bordering the Red Sea to combat rampant piracy off Somalia, the Foreign Ministry said on...
India sends warships to Somali waters
India sends warships to Somali waters
India has deployed its navy in the Gulf of Aden near Somalia to protect Indian commercial vessels from pirates, as 18 Indian sailors were being...

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