The fight against piracy being championed by the Nigerian government is yielding positive results, at the latest report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) revealed that pirate attacks
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned that the Gulf of Guinea remains at risk of piracy attacks and crew kidnappings despite the decline in incidents.
20 Oct 2021
Pirate attacks and armed robbery at sea in Nigeria dropped from 17 in the first nine months of 2020 to four in the corresponding period of 2021, the International Maritime Bureau...
20 Oct 2021
There are strong indications that the security situation in Nigeria’s waterways up to the Gulf of Guinea is improving.
21 Jul 2021
The effort of Federal Government in combating maritime crimes on waters may have begun to yield results, as the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), in its latest report, revealed a drastic reduction in the rate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
20 Jan 2021
The latest report by the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has shown that piracy in the Gulf of Guinea recorded the highest number of crew kidnapped in 2020. The report indicated that the Gulf of Guinea accounted for over 95 per cent of 135 crew members kidnapped globally during the period.
21 Jul 2020
The ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report, has indicated that crew kidnappings and violent attacks on vessels in the West African region have soared in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom in the past seven months. The Gulf of Guinea, off West Africa, is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping,…
17 Jan 2020
The latest report from the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB), revealed that incidences of maritime piracy increased by about 50 percent from 78 in 2018 to 121 in 2019.
25 Apr 2019
Pirates off Nigeria's oil-rich south have stormed a small oil tanker, kidnapping six sailors, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said on Thursday, the latest in a string of such attacks.
10 Apr 2019
Latest report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Maritime Bureau (IMB), has revealed that Nigeria experienced a decrease in reported piracy incidents in the first quarter (Q1) 2019. The IMB report obtained by The Guardian yesterday, indicated that Nigeria reported 14 incidents of piracy in Q1, compared to 22 in the corresponding period of…
11 Jan 2019
Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on vessel offshore Nigeria, as armed robbers reportedly attacked two tankers off Lagos.
10 May 2017
As the global shipping sector grapples with the activities of pirates on the seaways, the latest ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report showed that about 43 ships...