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Attempted attack against LNG tanker in Gulf of Guinea

In its weekly report for 22-28 December, ReCAAP ISC said it did not receive any reports of armed robbery against ships in Asia, but informed of one attempted incident to an LNG tanker while underway off the Gulf of Guinea.

11 armed robberies against ships in Asia in November

In November 2020, 11 incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia, according to ReCAAP ISC monthly report. With these incidents, the total number of incidents from January to November 2020 was 95 incidents, which represents an increase of 36% compared to the same period of 2019 (70 incidents).

Five incidents against ships in Asia reported last week

In its weekly report for 24-30 November, ReCAAP ISC reported five incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia. These were reported on ships off Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Malaysia and in Singapore Strait. Of these, one was a CAT 2, two were CAT 3 and two were CAT 4 incidents (least significant). 

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