Ian Urbina

Ian Urbina is a former reporter for The New York Times. Before leaving the Times staff in 2019, he had been an investigative reporter based in Washington. His series The Outlaw Ocean chronicled a diversity of crimes offshore, including the killing of stowaways, sea slavery, intentional dumping, illegal fishing, the stealing of ships, gun running, stranding of crews, and murder with impunity. He reported from Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East, much of that time spent on fishing ships.