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Business
Unprecedented shipping disruptions raise risk to global trade, UNCTAD warns

Unprecedented shipping disruptions raise risk to global...

Key shipping routes in the Red Sea, Black Sea and Panama Canal are simultaneously...

Piracy
Tanker in Middle East Safe from attackers After U.S. Navy responds, officials say

Tanker in Middle East Safe from attackers After U.S. Navy...

A U.S. Navy warship responded to a distress call from a commercial tanker in the...

Piracy
VIDEO: Yemen's Houthi rebels seize cargo ship in Red Sea

VIDEO: Yemen's Houthi rebels seize cargo ship in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthis rebels have released a video showing armed men seizing a cargo ship...

Piracy
Yemen’s Houthis reject UN call to free UAE-flagged ship

Yemen’s Houthis reject UN call to free UAE-flagged ship

Houthi rebels say the Rwabee was carrying military equipment, accusing the UN of...

Piracy
Piracy incidents at lowest level in decades, but IMB cautions against complacency

Piracy incidents at lowest level in decades, but IMB cautions...

The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has reported the lowest number of reported...

Piracy
Change in piracy threats in Indian Ocean prompts re-think of High Risk Area

Change in piracy threats in Indian Ocean prompts re-think...

A continued downward trend in Somali piracy has prompted leading shipping organisations...

General
Shipping losses remain at historic lows, study says

Shipping losses remain at historic lows, study says

The industry continued its positive safety trend but has to master Covid, apply...

Piracy
Piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in 27 years

Piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in 27...

While the reduced numbers of reported incidents is welcome, the IMB PRC continues...

Piracy
Shipping industry launches the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

Shipping industry launches the Gulf of Guinea Declaration...

So far, over 160 maritime companies, organisations and flag states have signed the...

Piracy
Gulf of Guinea remains world’s piracy hotspot in 2021, according to IMB’s latest figures

Gulf of Guinea remains world’s piracy hotspot in 2021,...

The Gulf of Guinea accounted for nearly half (43%) of all reported piracy incidents...

Piracy
Seafarer killed in piracy attack: governments urged to act, or risk more deaths

Seafarer killed in piracy attack: governments urged to...

Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea killed a seafarer and took another 15 seafarers hostage...

Piracy
Report: Gulf of Guinea records highest ever number of crew kidnapped in 2020

Report: Gulf of Guinea records highest ever number of crew...

The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB)’s annual...

Piracy
Spike in attacks on ships transiting Singapore Straits

Spike in attacks on ships transiting Singapore Straits

The Information Fusion Centre (IFC) have warned of a spike of attacks on vessels...

Piracy
Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa, IMB reports

Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa,...

Pirates armed with guns and knives are abducting bigger groups of seafarers at further...

Piracy
Somali piracy: Last three hostages freed but threat still exists

Somali piracy: Last three hostages freed but threat still...

Somalia pirates have freed the last three of the 3,639 hostages held in captivity...

Piracy
IBF calls for action on Gulf of Guinea piracy

IBF calls for action on Gulf of Guinea piracy

International Bargaining Forum (IBF) Warlike Operations Area Committee Statement...

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