International Maritime Bureau

Piracy takes a dive in Somalia

Somali piracy has fallen to a three-year low because of co-ordinated action by international navies and the enlistment of armed security guards.

Ships warned to steer clear of Nigerian waters

A maritime watchdog has warned ships to steer clear of Nigerian waters due to a trio of recent piracy attacks including an assault still underway.

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 has warned.

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 says.

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