Piracy at lowest levels since 1995 - IMB

Cases of piracy and armed robbery against vessels reported to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) dropped to their lowest level in 22 years in 2017. However, incidents near the Philippines and Somalia bucked the trend by increasing in frequency.

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FEATURE: Piracy down, but hotspots remain

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy.

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