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International Maritime Bureau

Sea kidnappings at 10-year high, Southern Philippines new ‘hotspot’

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The number of maritime kidnappings hit a ten-year high last year, with waters off the southern Philippines, particularly the Sulu Sea, becoming increasingly dangerous,...
Pirates loot oil tanker off Malaysia’s coast

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Armed pirates have raided a Japanese oil tanker off the coast of Malaysia, kidnapping three crew members and pumping millions of liters of diesel...
Oil tankers hijacked off Malaysia’s coast

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An oil tanker has become the second such vessel to be hijacked in Malaysian waters in four weeks, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said,...
Southeast Asia a hotbed for pirates

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Many might think the waters off the coast of Somalia are worse with regards to pirates, but in fact Southeast Asia is worst, The...
Indonesia reports rising cases of piracy

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Indonesia has experienced a more than 50 per cent surge in pirate attacks to 48 attacks occurred in the first half of 2013. Of...