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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...

Revision of Somali piracy High Risk Area

The Somali piracy High Risk Area (HRA) was created in the Indian Ocean in 2010 and represented where it was considered a higher threat of attack from pirates exists, and additional security requirements may be necessary. The HRA was last amended in...