IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy

IMB report: Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy

More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual piracy report revealed …
Jan 11, 2017 /  Piracy
Indonesia demands security for ships in Philippines, coal exports affected

Indonesia demands security for ships in Philippines, coal exports affected

Indonesia's foreign minister said on Friday a halt on coal shipments to the Philippines will continue until Manila guarantees security in its waters after seven Indonesian sailors were taken hostage, the latest in a …
Jun 24, 2016 /  Piracy