International Maritime Bureau
The International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) has warned that the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is still dangerous despite the recent positive piracy trend.
16 Oct 2022
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
17 Mar 2022
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has said that the increase in presence of international naval vessels and co-operation with regional authorities has had a positive impact on piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
19 Oct 2021
Incidents of piracy in the first nine months of 2021 are the lowest reported in 17 years.
9 Sep 2020
Pirates attacked a ship on Tuesday off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped two employees, its Dutch operators said.
20 May 2020
Rising activities of pirates in the Gulf of Guinea is posing serious threats to offshore oil storage model currently adopted by oil multinationals in the wake of supply glut.
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…
24 Oct 2017
Six crew members from a German-owned container ship, including the captain, have been kidnapped off the coast of southern Nigeria, maritime security analysts said.
12 Jul 2017
The rate of maritime piracy has assumed a downward trend on the Gulf of Guinea recording the lowest levels in five years.However, it is not fully cheery news for Nigeria, as recent report by the International Maritime Bureau...
18 Jan 2017
International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that more crew members were kidnapped at sea in 2016, than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998.
13 May 2016
While sea piracy is decreasing worldwide, the International Maritime Bureau says it is increasing at an alarming rate in Gulf of Guinea West Africa