January 16, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialized division of the International Chamber of Commerce reported on Wednesday that maritime pirate attacks have reached their lowest levels in six years, dropping 40 percent since 2011. Pottengal Mukundan, Director of the IMB, attributes the ...[read more]
July 23, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau (IMB) on Monday reported that the number of global pirate attacks fell sharply in the first half of 2012. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) received reports of 177 incidents in the first six months of this year, compared to ...[read more]
April 14, 2011
by Daniel Richey
International maritime piracy reached an all-time high in the first quarter of 2011, says a report released Thursday by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The ICC's piracy reporting center, which has monitored reports of maritime piracy 24 hours a day ...[read more]
January 14, 2010
by Zach Zagger
2009 marked the worst year for maritime piracy in six years, according to a report issued Thursday by the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The total reported incidents of piracy reached 406, surpassing 400 for the first time since 2003. It is the third ...[read more]
July 15, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reported on Wednesday that pirate attacks around the globe have doubled in the first half of 2009. The bulk of the upsurge has come from increased activity in the Gulf of Aden and Somali coastal waters, where 130 incidents occurred since January. The report ...[read more]
February 23, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
The International Labour Organization (ILO), a UN agency, on Thursday officially adopted the long-debated Maritime Labour Convention, a bill of rights applicable to maritime workers that sets minimum standards for wages, work-to-rest ratios, and lays out comprehensive health and safety standards... ...[read more]

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