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  • 20 February 2017

    Pirates killed one and abducted six sailors of a Vietnam-flagged ship in an attack off the southern Philippines on February 19, according to a report issued by ReCAAP ISC.  The 4,739 dwt MV Giang Hai was boarded by gunmen northwest of Doc Can Island, while the vessel was underway from Indonesia to Iloilo Port, the Philippines. […]

  • 17 April 2019

    ReCAAP: Only 10 incidents piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia in the first quarter of 2019.

  • 15 October 2018

    A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018.

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A total of seven piracy and armed robbery incidents were reported in the Asian region in May.

  • 18 July 2017

    A total of 36 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 30 actual and six attempted incidents, were reported during January-June 2017 in Asia, a decrease of 22 percent year-on-year, local piracy watchdog ReCAAP said. Of the 30 incidents, 13 occurred on board tankers, eight on board bulk carriers, three on board offshore supply […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    ReCAAP: Piracy and armed robbery dropped by 48% in Asia to 14 from 27 incidents reported during January-March 2017.

  • 10 March 2017

    Although the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents dropped in February 2017, crew abduction occurrences continued in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and waters off eastern Sabah, Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC informs. A total of four incidents against ships were reported in Asia in February 2017, three of which were actual incidents and one was an attempted […]

  • 31 October 2017

    Five pirates armed with knives boarded an oil tanker, identified as GP T2, on Monday, October 30 while it was underway in the Singapore Strait, at approximately 6.5 nm North East of Terumbu Betata, Batam Island, Indonesia. The perpetrators tied up the duty oiler in the engine room, took away some engine spare parts and escaped in […]

  • 23 September 2014

    The United States of America has become the 20th nation to join the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP), the U.S. Coast Guard reports in a release. Established in 2006, ReCAAP’s mission is to enhance regional cooperation through information sharing, capacity building and cooperative arrangements in combating piracy and […]

  • 7 September 2017

    Thai-flagged product tanker MGT 1 was boarded on September 6 by a group of pirates who tried to take the ship’s oil cargo while the vessel was underway from Rayong port, Thailand to the Andaman Sea. The incident that took place east of Kuala Dungun, West Malaysia involved 13 armed perpetrators who approached the tanker in […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the period January-March (1st quarter) of 2013, a total of 28 incidents comprising 27 actual incidents and one attempted incident were reported in Asia. Of the 27 actual incidents, five were Category 2 (moderately significant) incidents, eight were Category 3 (less significant) incidents and 14 were petty theft incidents (minimum significant). No Category 1 […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A total of 16 incidents were reported in November 2012. Compared to November 2011 and November 2010, there has been an increase in the number of actual incidents reported in November 2012. Of the 16 actual incidents reported during November 2012, two were Category 1 (very significant) incidents, four were Category 2 (moderately significant) incidents, […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3 August 2013, Australia became the nineteenth Contracting Party to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP). The ReCAAP ISC welcomes Austalia’s joining to the ReCAAP. Australia supports fully the ReCAAP aims of enhancing multilateral cooperation among its members. Australia’s accession to ReCAAP signifies the growing […]

  • 23 December 2019

    Five ships were boarded by pirates in the past three days while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait.

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A total of 13 acts of armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported in October 2015, compared to 18 incidents reported in September 2015, reports the piracy-watchdog ReCAAP. Of the 13 incidents reported in October 2015, 12 were actual incidents and one was an attempted incident. No piracy incidents were reported. From January 2015 until October 2015, a total of 174 incidents, comprising […]

  • 9 November 2016

    A total of five incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported in October 2016, according to piracy-watchdog ReCAAP. Out of the five incidents, one was an incident of piracy in South China Sea and the other were armed robbery against ships in Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Two of these were Category 1 incidents, […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of 60 incidents were reported in Asia during January-October 2017, representing the lowest number in the 10-year reporting period, piracy watchdog ReCAAP said. Out of the total number, 51 were actual incidents and nine were attempted incidents. Compared to January-October 2016, there was a 9% decrease in the total number of incidents for the first […]

  • 18 August 2015

    For the first time since January 2015, there were no cases of siphoning of ship fuel/oil reported, Asian piracy watchdog  ReCAAP ICS said in its monthly report for July. According to the report, a total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in July 2015. Of these, eight were actual incidents and two were attempted […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    This was the third such incident on ships underway in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait in the last 20 days.

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The total number of incidents dropped by 32% compared to the first half of 2018.

  • 26 July 2017

    Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost the fight against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. The first regional government-to-government agreement, signed on July 24 in London, would promote and enhance cooperation against maritime crimes to safeguard the interests of ships and […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A total of 10 incidents of robbery onboard ships were reported in Asia in January 2015, piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC said in its latest report. Of the 10 incidents reported in January 2015, two were Category 1 (very significant) incidents, three were Category 2 (moderately significant) incidents, one was a Category 3 (less significant) incident […]