Dossier: Piracy

IMB Piracy Report 2018: Piracy on the Rise

January 17, 2019

Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa.


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Attempted Piracy Attack on Stena Bulk Vessel

November 8, 2018

On 3 November the Stena Imperial reported a suspected pirate approach whilst on northbound passage through the Red Sea west of Yemen on its


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IMB: 'Persistent Piracy Risk in Gulf of Guinea'

July 24, 2018

The second quarterly piracy report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) shows that all 2018 crew kidnappings have so far occurred in th


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Maritime Piracy and Armed Robbery Reach 22-year Low

January 23, 2018

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Mar


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Piracy on the Decline, Yet Concerns Remain

October 24, 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 International C


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