Piracy

What are we doing?

The Mission to Seafarers has campaigned tirelessly for more media and public attention on piracy and maritime violence. Despite incidents of piracy falling year on year, hijacking at sea, kidnap and violence has increased.

We fully support the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP), which was set up to track incidents and help those affected by piracy.

We also provide hands-on support for seafarers directly affected by piracy, with all our port chaplains trained in post-trauma stress care.

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

The IMB is a special division of the ICC, which is a not-for-profit organisation that fights maritime crime and malpractice at sea. Each quarter they produce a worldwide report on incidents of piracy and armed robbery from the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

You can request a copy below.

The 24 hour Anti-Piracy Helpline can be called on ++ 60 3 2031 0014

To contact the ICC IMB Asia Regional Office, please use the below details:
ICC International Maritime Bureau (Asia Regional Office)
PO Box 12559, 50782
Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Tel ++ 60 3 2078 5763
Fax ++ 60 3 2078 5769
E-mail: imbkl@icc-ccs.org

Piracy reporting online

The IMB posts updates of attacks online at www.icc-ccs.org. By posting the information online, ship owners and authorities on land, as well as ships at sea, can access these updates and make informed decisions on the risks associated with certain areas.

Incidents reported to the IMB can now be followed on Twitter. Use the handle @IMB_Piracy or click this link.

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