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Three Bodies of Kidnapped Sailors Recovered in Philippines

The Philippine military found the bodies of three sailors who were abducted on two separate occasions over nine ...

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ReCAAP, OCIMF to Jointly Fight against Piracy in Asia

Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have signed a Memorandum ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents Down by 22 Pct in H1

A total of 36 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 30 actual and six attempted ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes Halved in May

A total of six actual incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in May 2017, ...

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Infographic: Actual Maritime Crimes in Asia Drop by 12 Pct

There was an overall drop in actual piracy and armed robbery incidents against ships in Asia during January-March ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Abduction Incidents Persist

Although the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents dropped in February 2017, crew abduction ...

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Pirates Kill One, Abduct Six Off Philippines

Pirates killed one and abducted six sailors of a Vietnam-flagged ship in an attack off the southern Philippines on ...

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ReCAAP: Five Asian Maritime Incidents Reported in October

A total of five incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported in October 2016, ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes at Lowest in Four Years

The number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia has reached its lowest number in the ...

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Pirates Steal Palm Oil from Barge off Malaysia

A group of pirates hijacked a barge carrying crude palm kernel oil (CPKO) on June 2nd off Mukah, Sarawak, East ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes at 12-Month Low

The number of  incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia has reached its lowest level in February 2016 when ...

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ReCAAP: No Hijacking Incidents in January

The piracy activity and armed robbery against ships in Asia has seen a slight increase in January 2016 when ...

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Asia Piracy Incidents Decline in October

A total of 13 acts of armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported in October 2015, compared to 18 incidents ...

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Maritime Crime Rampant in Asia

A total of 161 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships had been reported in Asia during ...

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Pirates Board Chemical Tanker off Malaysia

A chemical tanker was boarded by pirates on Thursday, October 1st while en route some 1.5 nautical miles ...

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Sea Robberies on the Rise in Asia

A total of 24 incidents of armed robbery against ships and no piracy incidents were reported in Asia in August ...

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Three Ships Attacked in SOMS within Three Hours

Three vessels have been boarded today in close proximity with each other within 4-10 nm while underway in the ...

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Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships on the Rise in Asia

Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships on the Rise in Asia

A total of 20 acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported in May 2015, a 19% increase ...

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ReCAAP: Hijackings of Small Coastal Tankers Key Concern

Hijacking of small coastal tankers for fuel/oil siphoning continues to be a key concern in Asia, according to the ...

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Pirates Steal Cargo from Singapore-Flagged Tanker

Eight pirates armed with guns boarded a Singapore-registered petroleum product tanker while under way in the ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Activity in SOMS on the Rise

The number of incidents in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) during the 1st Quarter of 2015 has doubled ...

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