1128 - 05/17 – IMB issue new Piracy report
The report issued on 04 MAY 17 has highlighted an increase of activity based on the same time as last year. There have been 43 ships attacked, 33 vessels boarded and 58 seafarers captured so far this year.
The report, as attached, details the three key areas where piracy and armed robbery are prevalent namely Gulf of Guinea, Somalia and the Horn of Africa & Southern Philippines.
The report should serve as a timely reminder to Members for the need of constant vigilance in these areas and to not relax anti-piracy measures.Source of Information
International Maritime Bureau
Bulletin 1128 - 0517 IMB issue new piracy report (61 KB)
Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull (1 MB)
Bull 1128 - Chinese version (138 KB)
Bull 1128- Simplified Chinese (107 KB)
Bull 1128 - maritime piracy sees first Somali hijackings - Chinese (707 KB)
Bull 1128 - maritime piracy sees first Somali hijackings - Simplified Chinese (685 KB)