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Attempted robbery on container ship anchored off Manila

In its weekly report for 23-29 June, ReCAAP ISC informed of one incident of armed robbery against ship in Asia. The CAT 4 incident occurred onboard a container ship while anchored at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) Anchorage, Philippines.

Fishing trawler boarded and robbed off India

While the the Indian fishing trawler Sea Blessia – I was underway, a gang of 15 fishermen belonging to the local fishing community from Malwan, Maharashtra, India, boarded it and stole the trawler’s equipment and fish catch.

Four attacks against ships in Asia reported last week

In its weekly report for 2-8 June 2020, ReCAAP ISC informed of four incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the four incidents, one was a piracy and three were armed robberies against ships.

ReCAAP ISC: Two armed robberies against ships in Asia reported last week

In its weekly report for 19-25 May, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ship in Asia. Both were CAT 4, which means least significant incidents. The incidents occurred onboard a tanker while berthed at Belawan Port, Indonesia and on a bulk carrier while anchored at Campha Anchorage, Vietnam.

Attacks against ships increasing in Straits of Malacca and Singapore

In its weekly report for 12-18 May, ReCAAP ISC informed of four incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Three of these occurred to ships while underway in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. The ReCAAP ISC advises enhanced vigilance in the region, since the number of incidents is increasing.

Armed men attack crew member on bulker in Singapore Strait

In its weekly report for 5-11 May, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of these, one was a CAT 2 incident onboard a bulk carrier underway in the Singapore Strait, where perpetrators attacked and robbed a crew member.

Piracy and armed robbery in Asia increased in April

A total of nine incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in April 2020, ReCAAP ISC said in its monthly piracy report. The total number of incidents reported during January-April 2020 has increased compared to January-April 2019, mostly due to the increase of incidents in Bangladesh, India, the Philippines and Singapore Strait.

Two armed robberies against ships in Asia last week

In its weekly report for 21-27 April, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. One was a CAT 3 incident onboard a bulk carrier while underway in the Singapore Strait. The other was a CAT 4 incident onboard a tanker while anchored at Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam.

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