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In 2016, 150 vessels were boarded by pirates or armed robbers, 12 vessels were fired on, seven were hijacked, and 22 attacks were thwarted. Josh Lamorena. The IMB report notes that Indonesian Marine Police patrols continue to be effective in the country’s 10 designated safe anchorages. "This drop in world piracy is encouraging news,” said Pottengal Mukundan, Director of IMB. No. Indonesia. 1 | P a g e Preamble In June 2015, the SSA published a SSA Technical Report: Importance of Distinguishing Piracy For proprietary purposes, the ICC IMB Annual Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery but is available from ICC IMB on request. Also very heavy is the cost of piracy for the hostage merchant marine personnel who are deprived of their freedom for months, or even lose their lives. A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, which is the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995, according to the latest IMB report. It is the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995, when 188 reports were received. The Maritime Administrator would also like to remind you to report ALL incidents of piracy, robbery, and/or suspicious activity to the IMB’s 24 –hour manned Piracy Reporting Centre via the contact details below: IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) IBM is built for smarter business. Each quarter they produce a world-wide report on incidents of piracy and armed robbery from the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 100. And in 2013, 43 seafarers were held hostage, 34 kidnapped, 4 injured and 1 killed off the coast of Nigeria. The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) is the first regional government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) andICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of …ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 June 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) andMore crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. org. ReCAAP ISC 3rd Quarter Report 20184 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report. 64 crew were taken hostage on board Source: 2016-Annual-IMB-Piracy-Report. Mbekeani and Mthuli Ncube (2011). The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in its latest piracy report released on Tuesday stated that 16 of the 20 attacks occurred off the coast of Brass, Bonny and Bayelsa. Here are the infographics. ICC­ IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016. IMB says that 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents - including three vessel hijackings and 29 boardings, and 26 crew kidnapped for ransom, and another 28 held hostage - were reported globally during 2016's first quarter of 2016, compared to 54 incidents during the same period of 2015. 64 crew were taken hostage on board The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised division of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). IMO Piracy reports . The 2017 State of Maritime Piracy Report represents the latest findings in the eight years since Oceans Beyond Piracy began the series. When piracy was at its highest, in 2010 and 2003, IMB recorded 445 attacks a year. Accordingly, 2017 saw an increase in the number of seafarers affected by incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea, from 545 in 2016 to 1,102 in 2017. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. When piracy was at its highest, in 2010 and 2003, IMB recorded 445 attacks IMB: Piracy on the Decline Globally 04 Jul 2017 03. 98 incidents were reported during this period with 72 ships boarded, five hijacked, 12 attempted attacks and nine ships fired at. INTRODUCTION. 5 Ibid. Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa, according to a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed. ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – Annual Report 2011 2 INTRODUCTION The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised division of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The ICC IMB PRC reports on Piracy and Armed Robbery are available only on request Publication of SSA Technical Report: Importance of Distinguishing Piracy From Armed Robbery by SSA, June 2015. Civilization ends at the waterline. According to the Report, the total incidents linked to piracy activities registered last year have been 54 compared to the 27 registered in 2016. A copy of the IMB’s 2016 Annual Piracy Report Infographic can be accessed by clicking here. 2015. Explore the 2017 IBM Annual Report today. “The continued fall in piracy is good news, but certain shipping routes remain dangerous, and the escalation of crew kidnapping is a worrying trend in some emerging areas,” said Pottengal Mukundan, Director of IMB whose Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) has monitored world piracy since 1991. ICC INTERNATIONAL MARITIME BUREAU PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 1 January – 31 December 2016 WARNING The information contained in this document is for the internal use of the recipient only. ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. ICC­ IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016. IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. ICC INTERNATIONAL MARITIME BUREAU PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 1 January – 31 March 2016 WARNING The information contained in this document is for the internal use of the recipient only. Piracy still a threat along the Gulf of Guinea coastline area according to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau increased in contrast with the overall decline of piracy Live Piracy Map via International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Center A gang of pirates chased and fired at a car carrier off the coast of Nigeria this week in what is believed to be the first pirate attack in the region in 2016. PIRACY ON THE HIGH SEAS (cont. Annual Report 2015: 11/04/2016: 234-Feb-2016 Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016 European Union Marks Eight Years of Counter-Piracy Commitment to Protect World Food Programme Vessels and Deter Pirate Attacks off Coast of Somalia, but Warns No Room for ComplacencyColdingley 2016-17 annual report – ministerial response PDF, 159 KB Cookham Wood 2016-17 annual report PDF, 1 MB Cookham Wood 2016-17 annual report – ministerial response PDF, 218 KBIMB issues report Published on January 10, 2018 by David Rider · No Comments. “The continued fall in piracy is good news, but certain shipping routes remain dangerous, and the escalation of crew kidnapping is a worrying trend in some emerging areas,” said the report. Worldwide, just 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents were recorder in the three months of 2016, down from 54 in the same period last year, the IMB said in it’s first quarter report. relating to maritime crime and security including terrorism, piracy and other illegal activities. International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy. Africa Economic Brief. "The continued fall in piracy is good news, but certain shipping routes remain dangerous, and the escalation of crew kidnapping is a worrying trend in some emerging areas," said the report. Annual Report 2013 Shaping the future for our communities IMB Ltd 92 087 651 974. 11. This is in comparison with 246 such incidents in 2015. The IMB report notes that Indonesian Marine Police patrols continue to be effective in the country’s 10 designated safe anchorages. Piracy - still a cause for concern . IMB issues its annual report. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 2016(1), 71-98. August 4, 2016. 3 This will be discussed below in section 2. WORLDWIDE – According to the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau's (ICC IMB) annual piracy report, 2016 saw crew kidnappings at a 10 year high despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998. The IMB recorded two attempted incidents in 2016 off the coast of Somalia. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. Three vessels were hijacked and 29 boarded, with 26 crew kidnapped for ransom and a further 28 held hostage. IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy. Indicatively, according to an “Oceans Beyond Piracy” report, the losses for the global economy deriving from the cost of piracy off the coast of Somalia came to some $6 billion in 2012. In its 2016 report, the IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world's seas. 25 Jan 2018 Issuing daily status reports on piracy and armed robbery to ships via . Worldwide, just 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents were recorder in the three months of 2016, down from 54 in the same period last year, the IMB said in it’s first quarter report. Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships. according to both the OBP report and the International Maritime Bureau's annual of 23 percent in 2017 from 2016 and a 51 IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017. 2 Analysis The 2016 heat map indicates several areas with a high concentration of piracy and robbery of vessels. A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. Shipping. (2016). In the Philippines, the number of reported incidents has more than doubled, from 10 in 2016 to 22 in 2017. IMB's Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. info The bureau strongly urges all shipmasters and owners to report all actual, attempted and suspected piracy and armed robbery incidents to the local authorities and the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre. The International Maritime Bureau, IMB, in its latest piracy report released, Tuesday, stated that 16 of the 20 attacks occurred off the coast of Brass, Bonny and Bayelsa. 2. The flagship global report notes that, while piracy rates were down compared to the same period in 2016, there is continuing concern over attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and in South East Asia. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised 10 Jan 2017 IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy. Piracy figures are comparatively higher than for the same period in 2016, according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in its just-published piracy report for the Q1 2017. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, slightly more than the same period last year, according to the latest ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy report. attacks, January – September 2014 – 2018. This is part I of a two rpart report on maritime piracy, prepared by Regina Asariotis, IMB PRC International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Centre IMO International Maritime OrganizationMore crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its 2017 Piracy Report, which shows that a total of 180 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery were reported in that year. A copy of the IMB's 2016 Annual Piracy Report can be accessed by clicking here. Peer reviewed version License (if available): CC BY-NC-SA Link to publication record in Explore Bristol Research PDF-document This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 September 2017 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and IMB report: Sea kidnappings rose in 2016 More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed. 4 ICC International Maritime Bureau (2013). za Piracy Report Independent Global Incident Analysis . 37pm A continuing decline has been recorded in the number of reported incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships in the second quarter piracy report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. When piracy was at its highest, in 2010 and 2003, IMB recorded 445 attacks ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 September 2013 2 INTRODUCTION The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialis ed division of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). January 10, 2018 down from 49 in 2016. London and Kuala Lumpur, 10 January 2017. The IMB is a special division of the ICC which is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1981 to fight maritime crime and malpractice at sea. Source: 2016-Annual-IMB-Piracy-Report. Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) determines that Piracy consists of any of the following acts: followed by a comprehensive annual report, published at the beginning of the second quarter of the subsequent year. The report also shows that in the first half of 2016 only 64 crew members were taken hostage onboard, whereas the previous year saw 250 in the same period. The IMB has reported a decline in reported incidents for the first quarter of 2016, with 37 events between January and 31 March 2016, down from 54 for the same period in 2015. In 2016, a total of 191 incidents were reported, with 150 vessels boarded and 151 crewmembers taken hostage. global sea piracy record low since 1998 - international maritime bureau Global Sea piracy down in 2016 - IMB report, Wednesday, 25 January 2017 Sea Piracy is down in the World but increase in kidnappings at sea reported in the Gulf of Guinea. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised Apr 1, 2016 ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB), in its latest Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships report, stated that there were a total of 121 incidents that occurred in the first nine months of 2017. Jan 18, 2017. IMB's global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. The number of hostages fell to 151. The IMB report notes that Indonesian Marine Police patrols continue to be effective in the country’s 10 designated safe anchorages IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. Published on Apr 27, 2016 Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn according according to new ICC International Maritime Bureau report. Web Alert: IMB publishes first quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2016 27 April 2016. IMB Report: Sea Kidnappings Rise in 2016 Despite Plummeting Global Piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. ICC-IMB “Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships: Report for the Period of 1 Role of seafarers in combating piracy off the coast of Nigeria 315. On 25 July the IMB published its latest report for the period 1 January to 30 June 2016 which showed that piracy and armed robbery at sea had fallen to its lowest level since 1995. – Only 6 ships were pirated out of 180 incidents. On 02 Nov 2018, the Owners confirmed the tanker was released around 50nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria. Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. This year, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reported only three incidents. IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. The IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. There is continuing concern over the number of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia in the first nine months of this year, according to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). London, 17 October 2017 – The flagship global report notes that, while piracy rates were down compared to the same period in 2016 PIRACY REPORT NOVEMBER 2016 _____ Piracy and Acts of Armed Robbery of Ships For Monthly Reports info@PiracyReport. In the Philippines, however, the number of reported incidents has more than doubled, from 10 in 2016 to 22 in 2017. IBM is built for smarter business. A copy of the IMB’s 2016 Annual Piracy Report can be accessed by clicking here. of Commerce, International Maritime Bureau (ICC-IMB), Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships: Report for the Period 1 January – 31 December 2015 (2016) 5. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. Recent Posts. Published on Apr 27, 2016 Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn according according to new ICC International Maritime Bureau report. Piracy Report Independent Global Incidents of Piracy and Robbery of Vessels: 2016 to 2018 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 The IMB Piracy The number of piracy attacks dropped to a 21-year low in the first half of 2016 according to watchdog the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The report highlights continuing decline in the number of incidents of maritime piracy, said a press release from The Standard Club. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. During the same period, of the 27 seafarers kidnapped for ransom, 63 percent were in the Gulf of Guinea. 37pm A continuing decline has been recorded in the number of reported incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships in the second quarter piracy report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). A report released by IMB last Thursday says there was no piracy attack off the Coast of Somalia between January to March 31 this year due to preventive measures deployed by the foreign warships to thwart such attacks. A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were recorded last year, the lowest number since 1995 and down from 191 in 2016, the bureau said in its annual report. IMB reports 121 piracy incidents in 2017. When piracy was at its highest, in 2010 and 2003, IMB recorded 445 attacks More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. Monday, 16 October 2017. ICC IMB report for incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in 2015. In the first half of 2016, IMB recorded 72 vessels boarded, five hijackings, and aICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) andCivilization Ends at the Waterline: 2016 IMB Piracy Report Jan 18, 2017 “It was the Law of the Sea, they said. imb piracy report 2016Jan 10, 2017 More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. Check out the latest edition of FraudNet Report, covering key asset recovery cases and global fraud compliance. Three vessels were hijacked and 29 boarded with 26 crew kidnapped for ransom and a further 28 held hostage. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said in its latest report that 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017 The global report notes while piracy incidents were down compared to the same period in 2016, there is continuing […] Piracy Reaches Twenty-Two-Year Low down from 49 in 2016. New IMB Piracy Report. IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. Table 9 is a representation of all incidents reported to the IMB PRC in 2016 In early January, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) released their annual piracy report for 2016. according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy. 533. Kilde: International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piratstatistikk 55 7 183 35 9 202 frica A The annual report of The Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (“the Association” or incidents in 2016: 15 related to piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, 1 related to …4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report Created. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in its latest piracy report released on Tuesday stated that 16 of the 20 attacks occurred off the coast of Brass, Bonny, and Bayelsa. The IMB report notes that Indonesian Marine Police patrols continue to be effective in the country’s Worldwide, International Maritime Bureau (IMB) recorded 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents in the first quarter of 2016, down from 54 in the same period last year. Although the piracy levels dropped, IMB’s global piracy report shows kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, as 110 seafarers were taken hostage in the first nine months of 2016, and 49 crew were kidnapped for ransom. Worldwide in the first three months of 2018, 100 crew were taken hostage and 14 kidnapped from their vessels. 2013. The IMB is a non-profit making organisation, established in 1981 to act as a focal Piracy report on the Internet: The IMB posts updates of attacks on the Internet at www. Gulf of Guinea 2016 Trends Report. The Assessment of Piracy Incidents in 2017: According to the 2017 Annual IMB (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy Report; – 74% of total incidents were in Africa and Southeast Asia. The IMB PRC broadcasts incidents of piracy and armed robbery to all ships in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and the Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR) via InMARSAT Safety Net System. IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to The flagship global report notes that, while piracy rates were down compared to the same period in 2016, there is continuing concern over attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and in South East Asia. IMB report: Sea kidnappings rose in 2016 More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed. IMB’s latest global piracy report shows that pirates armed with guns or knives took 110 seafarers hostage in the first nine months of 2016, and kidnapped 49 crew for ransom. – 63% of the actual attacks were on anchored ships, and 76% of the attempts were on underway ships. Nigeria, a growing hotspot for violent piracy and armed robbery, accounts for 26% of all captures, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia, Guinea and Ivory Coast. IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. In 2014, 15 crew members were held hostage, 6 were kidnapped, 1 was injured and another was killed off the coast of Nigeria. ) reporting service. As in previous years, the current series includes analyses of the economic and human costs of piracy and armed robbery in the Western Indian Ocean Region, West Africa, Asia, and Latin American and the Caribbean. ” Thus the annual IMB report on global piracy is a must read. Its report for last year also makes note of the Gulf of Guinea as “a kidnap hotspot” and that only two incidents were reported off Somalia. Home › IMB’s latest global piracy report. Also follow @iccwbo IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. They issue a piracy report each quarter. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report has revealed. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of In 2016 the IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the high seas across the globe, down from the 246 reported incidents in 2015. 6 February 2016 by Dennis Vinkoert. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world's seas. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) andIMB PIRACY REPORTING CENTRE. Civilization Ends at the Waterline: 2016 IMB Piracy Report Jan 18, 2017 “It was the Law of the Sea, they said. according to a report from Oceans Beyond Piracy. The IMB is a non-profit making organisation, established in 1981 to act as a focal IMB PIRACY REPORTING CENTRE. Suritec June 2014 Piracy Report 10 West Africa Fifteen incidents of piracy and robbery of vessels were reported off the Gulf of Guinea in March 2018 of which 12 were recorded off the Nigerian coast. IMB: Piracy on the Decline Globally 04 Jul 2017 03. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas continues despite some reduction in activity in 2015, according to a report. January. The IMB has published its report on piracy and armed robbery for the second quarter of 2017, covering the period from 1 January to 30 June 2017. IMB: Global Piracy at 22-Year Low, Somalian Dangers Rise. ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2017. The ICC International Maritime Bureau Civilization Ends at the Waterline: 2016 IMB Piracy Report. ICC-IMB Annual report: 2016 World-Wide incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships Maritime Piracy and Armed Robbery reaches 22-year low – IMB report 2017 Post navigation IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. 30 ISSN 2335 A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy. The Bureau noted that in the first three months of 2018, 100 crew were taken a hostage and 14 kidnapped from their vessels. IMB’s global piracy report recorded 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. icc-ccs. 106. ReCAAP ISC Reports Signifcant Drop in Incidents of Piracy/Armed Robbery Against Ships In Asia for 2016 ACCORDING to the latest ReCAAP Annual Report for 2016, here has been a significant improvement in the situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in 2016 compared to the past four years (2012-2015). 10. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report …London and Kuala Lumpur, 10 January 2017. IMB Piracy Reporting Centre 24 hours anti-piracy IMB: Maritime Piracy in 2017 Reached 22-Year Low. (IMB) annual piracy report, piracy last year was close to levels in 2014 even though the number of ships hijacked and crew 2. There was a 57 percent rise in the number of seafarers affected by piracy in West Africa in 2016, a report …ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2018 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaDefining Piracy. The International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB-PRC) in Kuala 3 Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Annual Report 2016 NO. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre is the world’s only independent 24-hour manned center for receive reports of pirate attacks from around the world. imb piracy report 2016 Civilization ends at the waterline. Region: West Africa. B CONTENTS 2 2013 Highlights 6 Five Year Summary 8 Chairman’s Letter 12 Chief Executive’s Review of Operations IMB Zoo account for each of her three grandchildren when they were born. ICC-IMB, “Piracy and Armed Robbery against Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report January 10, 2018 A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. The number of piracy attacks dropped to a 21-year low in the first half of 2016 according to watchdog the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). African Development Bank (AfDB). Created by. On a positive note, the report outlines an In its 2016 report, the IMB recorded a threefold increase of kidnappings on the previous year's numbers, kidnapping 62 people for ransom in 15 separate incidents. The report notes that, while piracy rates were down compared to the same period in 2016, there is continuing concern over attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and in South East Asia. , the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. 303. according to the latest report by ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). South African Navy tug sinks; Norwegian warship collides with oil tanker following NATO exerciseIMB's global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. Web Alert: IMB publishes first quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2016 27 April 2016. 1 . The number of piracy incidents worldwide reported to the IMB in the first half of the year was 98 compared to 134 in the same period last year. ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 June 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. (ICC) International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy. When piracy was at its highest in 2010 and 2003, IMB recorded 445 attacks a year. The number of piracy incidents worldwide reported to the IMB in the first half of the year was 98 compared to 134 in the same period last year. The ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report published on the 10th January reveals a three-fold increase in kidnappings since 2015 despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998. 1 January– 31 December 2012. ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 June 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre received information from the Owners, and alerted the relevant authorities in the Gulf of Guinea. International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. When piracy was at its highest, in 2010 and 2003, the IMB recorded an sea piracy drops to 21-year low 25 July 2016 Venitis Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa, according to a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report. Global maritime piracy watchdog; the International Maritime Bureau yesterday released its 2016 reports on global attacks. co. Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy, report says January 10, In its 2016 annual piracy report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s IMB Piracy Report for 2015, p. IMB Piracy @IMB_Piracy The world's only independent office to receive reports of pirate attacks 24-hours-a-day from across the globe. Nevertheless, a report published by the London-based International Maritime Bureau (IMB) shows a decline in the number of piracy incidents across the world, including Southeast Asia. “It was the Law of the Sea, they said. The IMB Maritime Security Hotline is dedicated for all maritime and concerned parties to report any information that they may have seen / heard / known etc. Annual Report. The IMB, in the report noted that the number of maritime kidnappings hit a 10-year high in 2016. The Economics of Piracy in South East Asia May 2016 This report seeks to put South East Asian piracy in its historical context, to study the rise in piracy in South East Asia during the last five years, to examine in detail the business model that has driven it, to analyse what the future holds and to suggest how piracy may best be Galani, S. PART I AN OVERVIEW OF TRENDS, COSTS AND TRADE-RELATED IMPLICATIONS. In the first half of 2016, IMB recorded 72 vessels boarded, five hijackings, and a ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016 European Union Marks Eight Years of Counter-Piracy Commitment to Protect World Food Programme Vessels and Deter Pirate Attacks off Coast of Somalia, but Warns No Room for Complacency Please note that acts and attempted acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships are classified Piracy Incident Reports. International Maritime Bureau (IMB) (2008–14) Annual Piracy Report In its 2014 Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships Report, the ICC IMB recorded a total number of 555 hijacking and attempted incidents by Somali pirates to have occurred between January 2010 and December 2014 1 . Please note that acts and attempted acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships are classified separately in the reports, Piracy Incident Reports. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre received information from the Owners, and alerted the relevant authorities in the Gulf of Guinea. Oct 20 2017. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has a Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) that was established in 1992 for the purpose of providing shipmasters with a free, 24-hour service that would allow them to report incidents of piracy or armed robbery. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always on top. However, the rise in crew kidnapping was “a worrying trend”. State-Building, Informal Governance and Organised Crime: The Case of Somali Piracy 29 March. IMB's global piracy report recorded 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. . Incidents of Piracy and Robbery of Vessels: 2016 to 2018 Suritec June 2014 Piracy Report 10 The ship’s owner contacted the IMB Piracy Control N°: F-RIN-04-01 Versión: 06 Date: August 1, 2016 Page 2 of 2 4. IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau 's ( IMB ) annual piracy report revealed Tuesday. In its 2016 report, the IMB recorded a threefold increase of kidnappings on the previous year’s numbers, kidnapping 62 people for ransom in 15 separate incidents. ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. According to the report, the majority of these incidents were low-level attacks on anchored More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years. Somali Piracy and the Human Rights of Seafarers. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed recently. Guidelines for Owners, Operators and Masters for protection against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region V2 June 2016 How to Report? The MDAT-GoG reporting forms (see Annex C), should be used to make the reports described above. New IMB Piracy Report. The IMB’s 2016 piracy report recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. Source: 2016-Annual-IMB-Piracy-Report. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 June 2016. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a Civilization Ends at the Waterline: 2016 IMB Piracy Report. S E ASIA. The report highlights continuing decline in the number of incidents of maritime piracy , said a press release from The Standard Club. ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. Four incidents, two off Ghana and two off Nigeria, resulted in the …IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. IMB Piracy Report for 2014, p. The IMB, in the report noted that the number of maritime kidnappings hit a 10-year high in 2016. Sea kidnappings hit decade high in 2016 amid falling piracy: report . The IMB has a live piracy incident feed, available here . Shipping IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy. 4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report. Beyond that, we IMB's global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. 2016. Maritime Cyprus admin / August 23, 2018 ICC-IMB Annual report: 2016 World-Wide incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships. The report revealed that more crew members were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the preceding 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998. The IMB is a non-profit making organisation, established in 1981 to act as a focal point in the fight against 1 day ago · The IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. Quarterly and Annual reports on Piracy and Armed Robbery by ReCAAP ISC and ICC IMB PRC. Global Piracy Incidents Source: International Marine Bureau (IMB) Areas of Risk South East Asia Amerika 2014 Afrika Kilde: International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piratstatistikk 55 7 183 35 9 202 frica A a/Rest of World Americ outh East Asia/ S Indian Sub-continent/ Far East 2014 2015 2016 62 101 28 Photo: iStock , the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. Global maritime piracy watchdog; the International Maritime Bureau yesterday released its 2016 reports on global attacks. Global piracy reached its lowest level in 18 years in 2016, with the number of vessels hijacked falling from the previous year, ICC International Maritime Bureau said in its annual piracy report Tuesd IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. See also Kennedy K. IMB: Piracy against Ships Drops to 22-Year Low in 2017. Global piracy down in 2016, but kidnappings at sea up - IMB report Written by defenceWeb , Wednesday, 25 January 2017 More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, according to the International Maritime Bureau's (IMB’s) annual piracy report. 2017. SSA Technical Report: Update on Status of Piracy & Armed Robbery March 2016 . In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed IMB’s global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. However, the IMB is restrained by the volume of piracy attacks it is permitted to report and document. The IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. in Supply chain. The ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report published on the 10th January reveals a three-fold increase in kidnappings since 2015 despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, according to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report. 1715. The second step is be prepared when traveling through high risk areas and More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years. Piracy still a threat along the Gulf of Guinea coastline area according to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau increased in contrast with the overall decline of piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2015 Annual Report. Imperfect reporting on piracy: The IMB is generally accepted as the primary source of information on piracy in the world. The IMB report notes that Indonesian Marine Police patrols have continued to be effective in the country’s 10 designated safe anchorages, as recorded incidents in 2017 were down to 43 from 49 in 2016. In early January, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) released their annual piracy report for 2016. followed by a comprehensive annual report, published at the beginning of the second quarter of the subsequent year. A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy. Locations. (LONDON) — Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions in the number of ships hijacked and crew captured, the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report reveals. The international community has expressed concern over the increasing number of reports of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. Asian Piracy on the Rise October 27, 2014 IMB Piracy report , piracy attempts , pirates , shipping 0 Comments A copy of the Live Piracy Map showing the incidents for 2014. Examining IMB piracy and armed robbery reports in 2015 and 2016, there have been a number of commonalities among incidents in the Caribbean region which help us understand the threat: 1) Incidents in the Caribbean region occur while a vessel is anchored, not while berthed or steaming. In 2016 the IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the high seas across the globe, down More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed recently. 2014. IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017. Beyond that, we All crew kidnappings reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during the first Global maritime piracy has so far declined in 2017 compared to 2016 with a ICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 . IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau 's ( IMB ) annual piracy report …IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. Worldwide, IMB recorded 37 piracy and armed robbery incidents in the first quarter of 2016, down from 54 in the same period last year. PIRACY REPORTING CENTRE assistance when sailing in waters off the coast of Somalia and to which can report any security (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed this week. South African Navy tug sinks; Norwegian warship collides with oil tanker following NATO exercise IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 66 incidents in the first quarter of 2018, up from 43 for the same period in 2017, and 37 in Q1 2016. Also follow @iccwboICC-IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – 01 January – 30 September 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) andIMB Reports 87 Piracy Incidents in H1 2017 The IMB has published its report on piracy and armed robbery for the second quarter of 2017, covering the period from 1 January to 30 June 2017. Contact Us. Piracy persists in Asia and Africa as global attacks hit 20-year low December 8, 2016 By Fwd News South East Asia is still one of the world’s most dangerous regions for piracy attacks according to the latest figures issued by the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In its 2016 report, the IMB recorded a threefold increase of kidnappings on the previous year’s numbers, kidnapping 62 people for ransom in 15 separate incidents. Piracy hotspots 'persist' in 2015 posted by Marino Donati. In 2010 and 2003, the IMB recorded around 445 attacks a year. Check out the latest edition of FraudNet Report, covering key asset recovery cases and global fraud compliance. The number of piracy attacks dropped to a 21-year low in the first half of 2016 according to watchdog the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Economic Impact of Maritime Piracy. IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed this …Global piracy reached its lowest level in 18 years in 2016, with the number of vessels hijacked falling from the previous year, ICC International Maritime Bureau said in its annual piracy report TuesdIMB: 121 Piracy Incidents Reported So Far in 2017. Bureau (IMB) piracy report for 2015 reveals that 9 seafarers were held hostage while accessed 26 May 2016. The report said pirates kidnapped 62 people for ransom in 15 separate incidents in 2016. Location. Some countries such as Indonesia, the world's biggest archipelago nation, saw a drop in incidents, with 43 attacks in its waters last year, down more than half The NGO's Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) program released the report. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre reported that the range of the attacks is extending and the level of violence against the crews is “dangerously high”. London and Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2016 – Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions in the number of ships hijacked and crew captured, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report reveals. IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed this week. That is the lowest annual number since 1995, according to the IMB. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world's seas. Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016 European Union Marks Eight Years of Counter-Piracy Commitment to Protect World Food Programme Vessels and Deter Pirate Attacks off Coast of Somalia, but Warns No Room for ComplacencyInternational Maritime Bureau (IMB). A report by Oceans Beyond Piracy* revealed that there have been 32 kidnaps for ransom during 2016 in the Gulf of Guinea, surpassing the total number of incidents, 19, recorded by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) for 2015. Piracy in the Strait of Malacca has for long been a threat to ship owners and the mariners who the IMB's 2006 annual report notes that since July 2004 Nigeria remains a piracy hotspot with 20 attacks reported against ships within the first nine months of this year. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years. IMB Piracy Report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy. ICC- IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships Report – First Quarter 2016 3 DEFINITIONS OF PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY Piracy is defined in Article 101 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. Advertisement In the Philippines, however, the number of reported incidents has more than doubled, from 10 in 2016 to 22 in 2017. Noel Choong, head of the IMB‘s Piracy Reporting Centre, reckons that about half of all pirate attacks go IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017. Vol 2. South African Navy tug sinks; Norwegian warship collides with oil tanker following NATO exercise IMB's global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Worldwide in 2016, 150 vessels were boarded, 12 vessels were fired upon, seven were hijacked, and 22 attacks were thwarted. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed recently. IMB said guns were used in 18 of the incidents and vessels were underway in 17 of the 20 reported attacks. ICC-IMB report: World-Wide incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships from Jan-June 2018 show persistent piracy risk in Gulf of Guinea. Annual Report 2015: 11/04/2016: Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016 European Union Marks Eight Years of Counter-Piracy Commitment to Protect World Food Programme Vessels and Deter Pirate Attacks off Coast of Somalia, but Warns No Room for Complacency IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau 's ( IMB ) annual piracy report revealed Tuesday. The IMB is a special division of the ICC which is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1981 to fight maritime crime and malpractice at sea. 12/31/2016 · ICC IMB Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships – 2016 Annual Report. In 2016 the IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the high seas across the globe, down from the 246 reported incidents in 2015. 11 January 2017 by Dennis Vinkoert. One Earth Future 525 Zang Street Suite C Broomfield, CO 80021 USA +1. A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. Beyond that, we The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre has supported the shipping industry, authorities and navies for Types of violence to crew reported to @IMB_Piracy in 2016. The IMO’s report for March 2016 said that the “Duty Officer on security patrol at a map at the bottom of the IMB’s annual piracy report includes a pinpoint approximately where the city The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) says that according to the latest International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy report, 33 vessels were boarded and four fired upon in the first three months of 2017 worldwide. 26, 2016: Somali pirates seized the IMB in its latest quarterly report said a total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to its Piracy Reporting Centre in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017. The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its 2017 Piracy Report, which shows that a total of 180 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery were reported in that year. More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. IMB reports 121 piracy incidents in 2017 A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest report by ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Annual Report 2016 According to the ICC-IMB*, two Somali piracy incidents were Japan's Actions against Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden . The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has a Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) that was established in 1992 for the purpose of providing shipmasters with a free, 24-hour service that would allow them to report incidents of piracy or armed robbery. 18 February 2016. Worldwide in 2016, 150 vessels were boarded, 12 vessels were fired upon, seven were hijacked, and 22 …IMB Report: Sea Kidnappings Rise in 2016 Despite Plummeting Global Piracy More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report …1/13/2017 · IMB Piracy @IMB_Piracy The world's only independent office to receive reports of pirate attacks 24-hours-a-day from across the globe. The IMO’s report for March 2016 said that the “Duty Officer on security patrol at a map at the bottom of the IMB’s annual piracy report includes a pinpoint approximately where the city More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years. On a positive note, the report outlines an Created in 1992, the centre is based in Kuala Lumpur and maintains a round-the-clock watch on the world's shipping lanes, reporting pirate attacks to local law More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. In its 2016 report released on Tuesday, IMB, a specialised division of the International Chamber of Commerce, recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. IMB's global piracy report recorded 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. 14 July. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is a specialised division of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Correction, Sept. A. Beyond that, we In 2016 the IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the high seas across the globe, down from the 246 reported incidents in 2015

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