Pirate attacks worsen in waters off Gulf of Guinea


A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea, warns the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report

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A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy.

Threat to seafarers remains despite piracy clampdown, IMB reports

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Kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, despite a 20-year low in piracy on the world’s seas, according to new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

Sixth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy Opens in Paris


Over 900 delegates from intergovernmental organizations, national governments, enforcement agencies and business from more than 100 countries convened today in Paris to address the serious global impact of the growing trade in counterfeit and pirated goods and the need to build respect for intellectual property in a balanced and sustainable way.

Global anti-counterfeiting and piracy congress to meet in Paris

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International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier will join French Economy, Finance and Industry Minister Christine Lagarde at the opening of the Sixth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy in Paris on 2 February 2011.

1.2m jobs to be lost to piracy

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A new study released today by the International Chamber of Commerce’s BASCAP (Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy) initiative projects an alarming rise in piracy-driven job loss figures in Europe’s creative industries.