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ReCAAP issues Report for January 2012

A total of 19 incidents were reported during the month The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) issued its Report for January 2012.A total of 19 incidents were reported during the month, comprising 16 actual incidents and three attempted incidents.A total; of twelve incidents were reported in January 2010 and eleven incidents were reported in January 2011.You may view the Report by clicking here.Source: ReCAAP

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Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia for 2011

ReCAAP poster showing piracy activity during last year The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued a poster concerning the Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia for 2011.It includes a map showing where the incidents occurred and points out that most incidents happen between midnight and 0600 local time.You can view the poster by clicking here.Source: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issues Report for November 2011

ten incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre posted its report for November 2011.A total of ten incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported during the month as opposed to 17 such incidents reported during November 2010.One incident of piracy was reported in November 2011 as opposed to three such incidents in November 2010.You can view the Report, by clicking here.Source: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issues Report of the 2011 Piracy & Sea Robbery Conference

Trends and assessments of piracy and sea robbery in Asia The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued the Report of the 2011 Piracy & Sea Robbery Conference, jointly sponsored by ReCAAP, the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), the NATO Shipping Centre, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore on 14 April 2011.The conference addressed, among other things, trends and assessments of piracy and sea robbery in Asia; regional industry, ship owner's and seafarer's perspectives on piracy and sea robbery; and operational experiences of participating naval forces in combating piracy and sea robbery off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden.To view the Report, click here.Source: ReCAAP

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ReCAAP issues report on hijacked/missing tug boats and barges in Asia

During the period March-June 2011 The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued a Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Special Report on hijacked/missing tug boats and barges in Asia during the period March-June 2011.Five potential incidents were reported, but only three could be confirmed as constituting piracy (one incident) or armed robbery against ships (two incidents). In the first incident, the tug boat and barge remain missing. In the second incident, the barge was found and the crew rescued, but the tug boat remains missing.In the third incident, both the tug boat and barge were recovered and the crew was rescued. Owners and masters of tug boats in Southeast Asia are advised to exercise caution (particularly where the tug boat is relatively new)Source: ReCAAP

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Piracy centres expand information network

Agreement for communicating and exchanging piracy-related information The piracy information-sharing infrastructure covering Asia and the Indian Ocean has been significantly enhanced with the signing today (11 November 2011) of an important agreement in Singapore.The agreement, signed by the three Information Sharing Centres (ISCs) set up under the IMO-led Djibouti Code of Conduct and the Singapore-based ReCAAP ISC, establishes a set of standard operating procedures for communicating and exchanging piracy-related information and will result in a major expansion of the reporting area of such incidents.Under the Djibouti Code of Conduct (The Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, signed in Djibouti on 29 January 2009), three ISCs have been established, in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, Mombasa, Kenya and Sana'a, Yemen.The three ISCs were declared operational during the first half of 2011 and have since actively collected and disseminated piracy-related information. ReCAAP (The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia) entered into force on 4 September 2006 and established the ReCAAP ISC in Singapore.The roles of the ReCAAP ISC include exchanging information among Contracting Parties on incidents ...

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ReCAAP issues its Quarterly Report re piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia

For the period January-September 2011 The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued its Quarterly Report regarding piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia for the period January-September 2011.While the total number of reported incidents (121) remained consistent with the same period in 2010, the number of Category 1 (very significant) incidents doubled to six from the three reported in 2010. (10/21/11).Source: ReCAAP

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