ReCAAP Reports 64 Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents in Asia so Far This Year

A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 50 actual incidents and 14 attempted incidents) reported in Asia during January-September 2018 Of the 64 incidents, three were incidents of piracy and 61 were incidents of armed robbery against ships Compared to January-September 2017, there was a 3% increase in the
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A total of eight incidents of armed robbery against ships1 were reported in Asia in August 2018. No piracy incident was reported. There was also no report of abduction of crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and no hijacking of ships for theft of oil cargo reported in August 2018. AUGUST 2018 NUMBER OF INCIDENTS In
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A total of seven incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in July 2018, Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC informed. During the month, seven actual incidents were reported. All have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Points and Contact Point. There has been an increase in the
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA Japan) and the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), the first regional government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia, today jointly launched the Capacity Building Executive Programme 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Building on the success of the inaugural edition
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The 12th Governing Council Meeting of the ReCAAP ISC was held on 20 to 22 March 2018 in Singapore, hosted by the Singapore Government. The Council reviewed the activities of ReCAAP ISC in FY2017 and deliberated on its activities for FY2018 and beyond. On 22 March 2018, the Open Session was held with External Participants
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A total of five incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2018. No piracy incident was reported. Of the five incidents, three were actual incidents and two were attempted incidents. Of the two attempted incidents, one was an attempted incident involving the abduction of crew from a container ship at
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