In its weekly report for 25-31 August 2020, ReCAAP ISC informed of three incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of these, two incidents (one CAT 3 and one CAT 4) occurred onboard bulk carriers while underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Singapore Strait.
Malaysian port authorities discovered 110 containers filled with illegally dumped toxic waste at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, as Bernama news agency reported.
A group of approximately five ASG (Abu Sayyaf Group) members armed with assorted firearms is planning to conduct kidnapping activities in undisclosed areas in Sabah, Malaysia, ReCAAP ISC warned.
Singapore’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC) published an analysis focusing on 5 incidents of attempted irregular human migration (IHM) undertaken by Rohingya migrants via the sea.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) rescued a captain that was almost 18 hours adrift at sea off Pulau Panjan, after being informed that the captain fell from the merchant ship MV Harbour Naptune.
In its weekly report for 7-13 Apr 2020, ReCAAP ISC informed of one incident of armed robbery against ship in Asia. The incident involved he Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Leyla K, while anchored off Johor, Malaysia, on 11 April.
A Singapore-Malaysia joint working group, set up on 11 February, met for the first time in Johor Baru on Tuesday, agreeing on some key areas of joint cooperation to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak. The meeting gathered senior government officials of both countries.
In its weekly report for 14-20 January, ReCAAP ISC informed of four incidents against ships in Asia, comprising a very serious incident (CAT 1) and three least serious (CAT 4) incidents. The highlight of the week was the first crew abduction in 2020 from a fishing vessel off Malaysia on 17 January.
A total of eight crew men were kidnapped from a Malaysian-registered fishing trawler which was found abandoned on 17 January, at approximately 4.24 nm off Pulau Tambisan, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia, according to data provided by ReCAAP ISC.
On 22 December, the Philippine military forces rescued two Indonesian fishermen who were kidnapped from their vessel by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) on 23 September, in the waters of Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia, ReCAAP ISC informed.
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