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IMD: Piracy is a threat 47 incidents in the first 3 months of 2020

Piracy is a threat towards the shipping environment. Below are figures and numbers of armed robberies against ships.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Piracy Activities 2020
58
Total confirmed cases

Latest news

Results Of Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea In 2020.

In 2020, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 195 reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide. In 2019 the number reached...

Maritime Armed Robbery In 2021

A few armed robberies were reported to IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2021. Despite the fact that there were not a lot...

High Risk Maritime Piracy In West Africa

Continuous pirate activity in the Gulf of Guinea and a sharp increase in serious maritime attacks and armed robberies. Incidents are likely...

A Vessel Was Boarded Resulting In A Kidnap Of 8 Sailors

Another vessel attacked in the Gulf of Guinea. Safety services are reporting an overall increase of activity in the region.

Piracy And Sea Robbery In Asia.

The act of robbery in maritime industry is not unusual in nowadays. They attack vessels typically with the goal of stealing cargo...
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Results Of Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea In 2020.

In 2020, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 195 reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide. In 2019 the number reached...

Is There A Correlation Between Piracy and Terrorism

Piracy is a mild form of terrorism, many do not know the big organisations that stand behind these groups. Terrorist organisations starting...

Attacks and Kidnapping against seafarers increased.

Attacks against ships and crews members rose by 20% in the first half of 2020, stated by ICC International Maritime Bureau.

Pirate Attack Tactics

According to the classification of the International Maritime Organization, there are conventionally three types of pirate groups: Three...

Cypriot shipowners demand action against kidnappings in Gulf Of Guinea.

Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed their emotions last Thursday. Demanding a solution towards piracy and maritime kidnappings that occur in the Gulf...

Facts & Figures

Results Of Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea In 2020.

In 2020, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 195 reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide. In 2019 the number reached...
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Maritime Armed Robbery In 2021

A few armed robberies were reported to IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2021. Despite the fact that there were not a lot...

High Risk Maritime Piracy In West Africa

Continuous pirate activity in the Gulf of Guinea and a sharp increase in serious maritime attacks and armed robberies. Incidents are likely...

A Vessel Was Boarded Resulting In A Kidnap Of 8 Sailors

Another vessel attacked in the Gulf of Guinea. Safety services are reporting an overall increase of activity in the region.

Recent Incidents

Results Of Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea In 2020.

In 2020, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 195 reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide. In 2019 the number reached...

A Vessel Was Boarded Resulting In A Kidnap Of 8 Sailors

Another vessel attacked in the Gulf of Guinea. Safety services are reporting an overall increase of activity in the region.

Piracy And Sea Robbery In Asia.

The act of robbery in maritime industry is not unusual in nowadays. They attack vessels typically with the goal of stealing cargo...

Sailors Abducted In The Gulf Of Guinea

Global Dryad Reports that pirates attacked the Cameroon-flagged cargoship "Cap Saint Georges" 48 nautical miles west of Bayelsa on December, 10. An...

Unsuccessful Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea.

The Gulf of Guinea is currently a high risk operating area. Across 24 piracy attacks within the Gulf of Guinea 118 kidnapped...
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Ways To Prevent Pirate Attacks.

It is very important to note that piracy and armed robberies of ships became one of the most dangerous criminal acts. It...

Maritime incidents In The Singapore Strait (Eastbound)

From 2019 to 2020, the number of piracy attacks against vessels in the Singapore Strait increased sharply. The ReCAAP ISC concerns...

Cypriot shipowners demand action against kidnappings in Gulf Of Guinea.

Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed their emotions last Thursday. Demanding a solution towards piracy and maritime kidnappings that occur in the Gulf...
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Piracy Prevention

Top 10 Anti-piracy Equipment for ships to defend against pirates

In this article we mention the most common anti piracy equipment of 2020. Anti-Piracy equipment is essential for safety. Below is a...

Piracy Increasing In Asian Waters.

Piracy has dramatically increased in Asian waters , doubling in the first half of 2020 compared to 2019. A total of 51...

Somali Pirates Hijack First time since 2017.

Somali pirates successfully hijacked a ship for the first time since 2017. Hijacking a Panama flagged ship travelling from UAE to Mogadishu...

Nine Nigerian Nationals Kidnapped By Pirates Offshore.

Gulf Of Guinea, offshore of Nigeria another attack took place. Pirates kidnapped 9 Nigerian Nationals. According to a statement of "BW Offshore"...

Piracy Report May 2020 In Asia; ReCAAP

A total of 11 incidents off piracy occurred on ships in Asia in May 2020. Asia's waters were...
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Stories

Results Of Piracy Attacks In The Gulf Of Guinea In 2020.

In 2020, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 195 reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide. In 2019 the number reached...

Pirates In The Modern World.

Pirates are active not only in West Africa, but both in Southeast Asia and practically in the entire Indian Ocean. As well...

Pirate Attack Tactics

According to the classification of the International Maritime Organization, there are conventionally three types of pirate groups: Three...

Ways To Prevent Pirate Attacks.

It is very important to note that piracy and armed robberies of ships became one of the most dangerous criminal acts. It...

The Whole Truth About Somalia Maritime Pirates.

Pirates in Somalia are the most powerful criminal gang in the world. Since 2005, sea routes from the Persian Gulf and Asian...