14 March 2017
The BBC has reported details of a piracy attack in the Gulf of Aden.
09 July 2019
The anti-piracy bill brings hope that anti-piracy bill will bring and end to Nigerian piracy and strengthen the blue economy.
15 May 2020
Read the latest digest of maritime security incidents and the weather forecast for piracy threat areas for the week to come.
12 June 2019
At the IMO’s 101st meeting of the Maritime Safety Committee, BIMCO’s Head of Maritime Security – Jakob P. Larsen – spoke in a direct fashion about the serious situation posed by piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, and especially off the coast of Nigeria.
27 February 2020
The Worldwide Threat to Shipping Report covers 30 days of analysis, reports and information to ensure ships and ship operators are aware of current and emerging security threats. The Weekly Piracy Update Report is a weekly overview of recent security incidents. Both reports are issued by US Office of Naval Intelligence (US ONI).
09 March 2020
The Chairpersons of the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) met in Rome in February to discuss current issues including piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
10 June 2015
BIMCO has continued its support for the Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) “The State of Maritime Piracy” report, launched today, which provides the latest available picture on how piracy is affecting the shipping industry – and beyond.
08 October 2015
Organisations representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced that the size of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean has been reduced and issued new advice to merchant ship operators.
09 January 2019
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is an unacceptable burden to seafarers and shipping companies. Around 40 ships have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea in the past 12 months. Most recently, six seafarers were kidnapped from the MSC Mandy, which was on the way to Lagos, Nigeria. BIMCO asks, on behalf of its members, that maritime powers increase their presence and expand their collaboration with local states to curb piracy.
27 May 2019
A fresh annual report from the International Maritime Bureau shows that attacks in West Africa helped push piracy numbers up in 2018. In terms of military and law enforcement, an international operation is not complicated, so what is needed above all is the will to act.