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Assessing piracy situation off Nigeria

Update on 16 Mar 2022: The Gulf of Guinea continues to be particularly dangerous for Seafarers and the region accounted for all 50 kidnapped crew and the single crew fatality recorded during the first half of 2021. Due to the Ukraine crisis, it is...

Global Piracy and Armed Robbery Situation in 2021

General Piracy and armed robbery at sea continue to be headline concerns in 2021. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre received 132 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in 2021. Incidents include 115 vessels boarded, 11 attempted attacks...

INTERCARGO’s Briefs for MEPC 77

The seventy-seventh session of the IMO MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE (MEPC 77) took place between Monday 22 and  Friday 26 November 2021. Topics that were discussed at this meeting included: GHG Reduction/Air Emissions Ballast Water...