South East Asia – Five New Piracy Incidents

01/12/2017 | North

There have been 5 new piracy incidents in the South East Asia region. The incidents were reported to ReCAAP ISC in Singapore between 21 November and 27 November 2017, and include armed robbery and hijacking.

The incidents occurred as per the below map:

Piracy Map Recaap

Above: Attack locations from the ReCAAP weekly report.

Members are reminded of the importance of a comprehensive voyage risk assessment, vessel hardening procedures and heightened vigilance when operating in high risk areas.  
North has produced a series of Loss Prevention briefings on maritime security, including advice on the South East Asia region. These can be read here.

The ReCAAP weekly report detailing the attacks, along with the ReCAAP recommendations can be read here.