In its weekly report for 15-21 September, ReCAAP ISC informed of four incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the four incidents, three occurred at Manila Anchorage, Philippines on consecutive days of 4, 5 and 6 Sep.
In its weekly report for 8-14 September, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the two incidents, one was a CAT 3 incident onboard a chemical tanker while anchored at Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia. The other was a CAT 4 incident onboard a bulk carrier while anchored at Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.
In August 2020, six incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia, said ReCAAP ISC in its monthly piracy report. The total number of incidents reported during January-August 2020 has increased compared to January-August 2019..
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.
ReCAAP ISC expressed its concern over a trend of recent violence, specifically the latest situations of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia.
ReCAAP ISC issued an Incident Alert on Incidents at Batangas Anchorage, Philippines. Within an interval of seven days, two incidents of armed robbery against ships occurred while they were berthed/anchored in the region.
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) released its monthly report for July 2020 on the situation of piracy and sea robbery in Asia, revealing that six incidents took place in July.
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre held a dialogue with the shipping sector in efforts to strengthen maritime situation awareness and deepen cooperation to tackle piracy and sea robbery in Asia.
In its weekly report for 21-27 July, ReCAAP ISC informed of one incident of armed robbery against ship in Asia. The CAT 4 incident occurred onboard a flat top deck cargo barge towed by a tug boat while underway in the precautionary area in the Singapore Strait.
In its weekly report for 14-20 July, ReCAAP ISC informed of two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. Of the two incidents, one was a CAT 3 incident onboard an offshore supply vessel while anchored at Kakinada, India. The other was a CAT 4 incident involving a tanker in Manila anchorage, Philippines.
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