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Tuesday, 14 July 2020Josh LamorenaAverage rating1293 Crew kidnappings surge in seas off West Africa, IMB reports /index.php/site_content/item/1293-crew-kidnappings-surge-in-seas-off-west-africa-imb-reportsClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 15 July 2020 – Violent attacks against ships and their crews have risen in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom since January, reveals the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report. The Gulf of Guinea off West Africa is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping, accounting for just over 90% of maritime kidnappings worldwi ...
Monday, 15 June 2020Josh LamorenaAverage rating1292 New Centre launched to tackle financial crime in Europe /index.php/site_content/item/1292-new-centre-launched-to-tackle-financial-crime-in-europeClick to subscribe
A new initiative launched by Europol will give Europe more bite to tackle financial and economic crime and help disrupt the flow of money to organised crime networks by following the money to trace, ...
Thursday, 09 April 2020Josh LamorenaAverage rating1289 Piracy and armed robbery a threat to ships’ crews, warns IMB /index.php/site_content/item/1289-piracy-and-armed-robbery-a-threat-to-ships-crews-warns-imbClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 14 April 2020 – Seafarers face continuing threats from pirates and armed robbers on the world’s seas, says the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB), reporting 47 attacks i ...
Tuesday, 25 February 2020SomeshAverage rating1288 Coronavirus: Investment fraud and cyber scam warnings /index.php/site_content/item/1288-coronavirus-investment-fraud-and-cyber-scam-warningsClick to subscribe
There are warnings that scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus outbreak to carry out investment frauds. Such frauds involve claims that a company’s products or services will be used to help ...
Unprecedented number of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea despite drop in overall global numbersMonday, 13 January 2020Josh LamorenaAverage rating1286 Unprecedented number of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea despite drop in overall global numbers /index.php/site_content/item/1286-unprecedented-number-of-crew-kidnappings-in-the-gulf-of-guinea-despite-drop-in-overall-global-numbersClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 14 January 2020 – Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the Internati ...
Wednesday, 18 December 2019SomeshAverage rating1285 Gulf of Guinea kidnappings /index.php/site_content/item/1285-gulf-of-guinea-kidnappingsClick to subscribe
The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is concerned at the unprecedented level of crew kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea and is advising all ships to be extra vigil ...
Monday, 14 October 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1282 Maritime piracy incidents down in Q3, yet Gulf of Guinea remains a hot spot /index.php/site_content/item/1282-maritime-piracy-incidents-down-in-q3-yet-gulf-of-guinea-remains-a-hot-spotClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 14 October 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the third quarter of 2019 demonstrates fewer incidents of piracy and ...
Friday, 26 July 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1281 UK announces fresh action in fight against ‘dirty money’ /index.php/site_content/item/1281-uk-announces-fresh-action-in-fight-against-dirty-moneyClick to subscribe
Major financial institutions in the United Kingdom will invest £6.5 million to reform the country’s Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) regime used to alert authorities about potential money launderi ...
Monday, 08 July 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1279 Seas off West Africa world’s worst for pirate attacks, IMB reports /index.php/site_content/item/1279-seas-off-west-africa-world-s-worst-for-pirate-attacks-imb-reportsClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 8 July 2019 – The seas around West Africa remain the world’s most dangerous for piracy, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest report reveals. Of the 75 seafarers t ...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1278 High-level piracy meeting calls for urgent action to ensure seafarers’ safety /index.php/site_content/item/1278-high-level-piracy-meeting-calls-for-urgent-action-to-ensure-seafarers-safetyClick to subscribe
A high-level meeting on piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea has shone the spotlight on the need for urgent action to ensure the safety and security of seafarers transiting the region.