- Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:36
The ICC Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau (CIB) is urging a radical change in strategic thinking when it comes to tackling the huge growth in websites selling counterfeit goods.
- Monday, 22 October 2012 06:00
The number of ships signalling attacks by Somali pirates has fallen this year to its lowest since 2009, a report from the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau (IMB) revealed today, but IMB warns seafarers to remain vigilant in the high-risk waters around Somalia, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. Meanwhile, violent attacks and hijackings are spreading in the Gulf of Guinea.
- Monday, 15 October 2012 07:55
Maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is not a new phenomenon and in many ways has been over shadowed by Somali piracy in recent years. A recent attack in the region illustrates a worrying and new development for the industry.
- Monday, 13 August 2012 08:09
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning against a pre-financing scam involving importers in West Africa and exporters in China that is manipulating the trade finance system to provide unofficial pre-shipment finance based upon false shipping documents.