Dossier: Piracy

Crew Blue Marlin Unharmed after Hijacking

May 7, 2019

Boskalis' heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin is awaiting tug support after being rendered unsailable following a violent hijacking by armed


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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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