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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 International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report.
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.
Thursday, 16 May 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1277 CCS Economic Crime Lecture: Sanctions compliance – changes and challenges /index.php/site_content/item/1277-ccs-economic-crime-lecture-sanctions-compliance-changes-and-challengesClick to subscribe
Last month the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced it had reached a US$639 million agreement with a financial institution to settle alleged breaches ...
Friday, 05 April 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1268 Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists /index.php/site_content/item/1268-maritime-piracy-incidents-down-in-q1-2019-but-kidnapping-risk-in-gulf-of-guinea-persistsClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy and armed r ...
Thursday, 14 February 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1260 IMB launches initiative to curb bills of lading fraud /index.php/site_content/item/1260-imb-launches-initiative-to-curb-bills-of-lading-fraudClick to subscribe
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has launched a new initiative aimed at curbing bills of lading (B/L) fraud carried out by non-vessel owning common carriers (NVOCCs).
Monday, 14 January 2019Josh LamorenaAverage rating1259 IMB piracy report 2018: attacks multiply in the Gulf of Guinea /index.php/site_content/item/1259-imb-piracy-report-2018-attacks-multiply-in-the-gulf-of-guineaClick to subscribe
London and Kuala Lumpur, 16 January 2019 – Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of Commerc ...