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International Maritime Bureau

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International Maritime Bureau

The International Maritime Bureau is a specialized department of the International Chamber of Commerce.

The IMB's responsibilities lie in fighting crimes related to maritime trade and transportation, particularly piracy and commercial fraud, and in protecting the crews of ocean-going vessels. It publishes a weekly piracy report and maintains a 24-hour piracy reporting centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The IMB is part of ICC Commercial Crime Services whose other divisions include The Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau, The Financial Investigation Bureau and FraudNet.

FraudNet is the world's leading network of fraud and asset recovery lawyers with 63 lawyers in 56 different jurisdictions.

The bureau, endorsed by the

  • International Maritime Bureau website
  • IMB Piracy Reporting Centre, including a live piracy update

External links

  1. ^ "Overview". International Maritime Bureau. 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 

Notes

Its present director is Captain Pottengal Mukundan.

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