TITLE

IMB Reports Decline in Maritime Piracy for the Third Consecutive Year

AUTHOR(S)
Plachta, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
International Enforcement Law Reporter;Jul2014, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p261
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the annual report of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) on maritime piracy for 2013. The document details that there were 264 cases of armed robbery and piracy against ships worldwide in 2013, as compared to 297 in 2012. According to IMB Director Pottengal Mukundan, the decline of worldwide piracy is attributed to the decrease of Somali piracy off East African coast.
ACCESSION #
95841356

 

Related Articles

  • Record Year For Piracy.  // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Mar2009, p6 

    The article announces that the Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has published its 2008 report concerning ship hijackings. According to the report, the incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships increased by 11 percent. Pottengal Mukundan, director...

  • Pirate Attacks Rise Again. Hemenway, Chad // National Underwriter / P&C;1/24/2011, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p7 

    The article focuses on the increase in pirate attacks against ships in 2010. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says that there is a total of 92% of all the numbers of pirate attacks against ships and hijackings off the coast of Somalia. Captain Pottengal Mukundan of IMB says that pirates...

  • IMB Puts Piracy Hotspots In The Spotlight.  // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Feb2008, p12 

    The article focuses on the report of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) that states that there are violent attacks on shipping by pirates in Nigeria and Somalia. According to the author, in 2007, there were 25 attacks in Lagos, and 11 hijacking incidents in Somalia. Furthermore, Captain...

  • Pirate threat lingers for tankers. Lohan, Joseph // Chemical Market Reporter;6/5/2006, Vol. 269 Issue 22, p6 

    The article reports on the findings of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) regarding pirate attacks of vessels. According to IMB director Pottengal Mukundan, chemical tankers continue to be the frequent targets of pirates because they are low in the water and are not very big vessels....

  • A. IMB Reports Decline in Maritime Piracy. Plachta, Michael // International Enforcement Law Reporter;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p164 

    The article focuses on the quarterly report by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) which shows that piracy and robbery against ships have obtained 66 recorded incidents worldwide, depicting decline from 102 incidents of the same period in 2012. It says...

  • Strait Is Safer.  // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Sep2006, p2 

    The article reports on the decline of piracy attacks in Malacca Strait, but the International Maritime Bureau still advises crews to remain vigilant. Only three occurrences were reported in the first half of 2006 compared to eight for the same period last year. Of the total 127 attacks...

  • Piracy Still in treacherous waters. Khanna, Rahul // MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2015, p48 

    The article discusses aspects of maritime piracy and improvement in maritime safety. It states that num ber of pirate attacks on commercial shipping continued to decline overall around the globe dropping by 7% , according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). It mentions that there has...

  • Sea Piracy Is at an All-Time High.  // Material Handling & Logistics;May2011, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p11 

    The article offers information on the affirmation of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) concerning the increased incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea worldwide for the first three months of 2011.

  • A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective on Maritime Piracy. Nadler, S. Scott; Kros, John F. // Society for Marketing Advances Proceedings;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p98 

    This study utilizes complex adaptive systems theory as the theoretical foundation through which readers are introduced to the growing threat of maritime piracy. Data and examples obtained from government and media sources are used as the basis for the discussion of the causes of maritime piracy...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics