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Piracy: The cheery news from IMB

A fortnight ago, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialized department of the International Chamber of Commerce, released its report for the first quarter of...

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Nigeria piracy incidents drop by 36% in Q1 

Nigeria recorded a 36 percent drop in reported piracy incidents at sea in the first quarter of 2019, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

EU calls for renewed efforts to battle resurgent piracy off Somali coast

Nigeria records drop in piracy incidents in Q1 2019 – IMB

Nigeria recorded a drop in reported piracy incidents at sea in the first three months of 2019, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) has said. Nigeria has been a...

NIMASA to stop issuance of Cabotage waivers to oil firms

NIMASA, HSLI set to tackle piracy

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, on Friday said the agency has engaged an Israeli firm, HLSL Security...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

Piracy: FG approves security gadgets for NIMASA 

  The Federal Government has approved the procurement of security gadgets for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to fight piracy and other...

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

How to end Gulf of Guinea piracy — BIMCO 

Shipping association BIMCO is stepping up its calls for naval support to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea after an annual report the International Maritime Bureau...

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76 piracy incidents recorded in Asia in 2018; lowest in 10 years  

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre on Tuesday said a total of 76...

52 vessels, 40 persons in navy custody over piracy

Piracy: Navy impounds 52 vessels, arrests 40 people 

The Nigerian Navy said on Monday it currently has 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons in its custody for various alleged piracy-related offences. The Flag Officer...

Navy hands over seized vessel, 9 seamen to EFCC

52 vessels, 40 persons in navy custody over piracy

The Nigerian Navy said on Monday it currently has 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons in its custody, for various alleged piracy-related offences. The Flag Officer...

Hon-Yakubu-Dogara

Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy law

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed the willingness of the National Assembly to collaborate with the executive to make new laws and...

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Piracy affects 26% of seafarers seeking support

More than a quarter of those seeking support from the Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN) have been affected by piracy, the charity revealed. The...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

The total number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia during January-August 2018 increased by 5% compared to the same period in 2017, according...