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Piracy at lowest level for six years says bureau

LONDON - Sea piracy fell to its lowest level around the world in six years last year thanks to a clampdown on Somali pirates according to the International Maritime Bureau.

17 Jan 2014


Piracy remains "buoyant" off West Africa

LONDON, UK: The number of attacks by pirates worldwide has fallen in the past year but armed robbery and kidnappings at sea have surged off the coast of west Africa, a maritime body said on Monday (15 July).

16 Jul 2013


Removals company launches Draw-a-Search

LONDON, UK: Rightmove is reputed to be the UK's largest property portal with more users, more advertisers and more properties than any other UK property website. It is also the ninth most popular website in the UK, generating more than 12 times more page views than its nearest competitor. To maintain its position, the company decided to enhance its website's mapping functionality with Google Maps.

30 Nov 2011


Fear of attacks strikes global transport & logistics industry

LONDON, UK: Cyber, 'hacker', pirate and terrorist attacks are expected to rise across the global supply chain over the next 20 years and firms should plan now to protect their assets, says a new PwC report.

24 Jun 2011


Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?

LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.

30 Nov 2010

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