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Aug 11, 2016

RECORDED CARGO CRIMES * EMEA region: Europe, Middle East and Africa: Q2 UP 92,9 %

* England - Rising cargo crime figures ‘a great cause for concern’


--- Recorded cargo crimes in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region continue to show an alarming rate of growth, with the 598 new freight losses recorded in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 representing a 92.9% increase year-on-year, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) Incident Information Service (IIS) database... Of the new incidents reported to TAPA’s IIS for the three months ended 30 June 2016, 43.1% provided a loss value, producing a combined value for products stolen in these crimes of €19.3 million – a more than threefold increase on the €5.3 million for the same period in 2015... Overall, the TAPA Incident Information Services database received information on losses in 18 separate product categories...
 Seven of these averaged at least one theft a week or more in Q2 2016: 
 • Furniture/Household Appliances with 42 incidents or 7% of the Q2 total 
 • Clothing & Footwear - 34 or 5.7% 
 • Cosmetics & Hygiene – 32 or 5.4% 
 • Tools/Building Materials – 23 or 3.9% 
 • Tobacco – 22 or 3.7% 
 • Car Parts – 18 or 3% 
 • Tyres – 14 or 2.3% 
TAPA also recorded losses of Metal, Pharmaceuticals, Computers/Laptops, Toys/Games, Phones, Sports Equipment, Cash, Bicycles, Agricultural Materials, and Jewellery/Precious Metals...

(Photo)  --   London, EN, UK - Lloyd's Loading List, by Will Waters - 9 Aug 2016

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