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Wednesday, 28 October 2020PratikAverage rating1298 Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa, IMB reports /index.php/site_content/item/1298-pirates-are-kidnapping-more-seafarers-off-west-africa-imb-reports
London and Kuala Lumpur, 14 October 2020 – ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) figures show a rise in piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas in the first nine months of 2020, with a 40% increase in the number of kidnappings reported in the Gulf of Guinea, compared with the same period in 2019. Pirates armed with guns and knives are abducting bigger groups of seafarers at further distanc ...
Monday, 21 September 2020Josh LamorenaAverage rating1295 Somali piracy: Last three hostages freed but threat still exists /index.php/site_content/item/1295-somali-piracy-last-three-hostages-freed-but-threat-still-exists
Somalia pirates have freed the last three of the 3,639 hostages held in captivity over the past five years.
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-reports
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 Intern ...
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-europe
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-imb
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 2020PratikAverage rating1288 Coronavirus: Investment fraud and cyber scam warnings /index.php/site_content/item/1288-coronavirus-investment-fraud-and-cyber-scam-warnings
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-numbers
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 2019PratikAverage rating1285 Gulf of Guinea kidnappings /index.php/site_content/item/1285-gulf-of-guinea-kidnappings
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-spot
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-money
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 ...