ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre organises first Virtual Capacity Building Workshop to share information on evolving maritime safety situation in Asia.
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre released the monthly report for July 2020 on the situation of piracy and sea robbery in Asia.
A total of 51 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 50 actual incidents and one attempted incident) were reported in Asia during January-June 2020
ReCAAP ISC is also concerned about the continued occurrence of incidents onboard ships while underway in the Singapore Strait; three incidents were reported in May 2020
A total of nine incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in April 2020. Of the nine incidents, one was a piracy incident and eight were incidents of armed robbery against ships.
The location of the incidents is shown in the map below, and a detailed description of the incidents tabulated in the attachment.
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre released its 1st Quarter Report for Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia (January-March 2020), Single-sheet Summary, and Situation Slides.
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre released the February 2020 Report on the situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia.
The Philippine Coast Guard reported to the ReCAAP ISC that six gunmen dressed in black suits with masks used a grey speedboat with twin-engine and abducted eight crew from a Malaysia-registered fishing trawler (with marking SSK 00543).