Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Ships at anchor off Singapore.
News

Singapore Strait: Five Pirate Attacks in Four Days

By Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) Pirates attacked five ships over four days in one of the world’s busiest shipping channels, including two separate attempts on Monday, the Straits Times reported. Just...

December 24, 2019
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Piracy

Rapid Response Team to Combat Piracy in Malacca and Singapore Strait

  By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Malaysia and Indonesia are deploying rapid reaction teams to combat a soaring number of attacks on merchant vessels in one of...

August 26, 2015
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Monday, August 10, 2015
News

Bunker Pirates Hit Another Tanker in Malacca Strait

  Regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP has confirmed another fuel oil heist in the Malacca Strait over the weekend. ReCAAP says it was alerted Friday by the owners of the Singapore-registered...

August 10, 2015
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Piracy

Asia Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents Up 22% in 2014 [REPORT]

ReCAAP reports a 22% increase in the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asian waters in 2014.

February 3, 2015
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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Singapore strait ships
Maritime News

5 Reasons Why Southeast Asian Piracy is Here to Stay

By Bryan Abell, Six Maritime Piracy in the Malacca Straits is as old as the trade routes that snake between Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.  Mariners have run the Malaccan gauntlet...

November 23, 2014
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
News

Piracy Threat to Product Tankers on the Rise as Attacks Climb

Hijackings of small oil tankers by armed gangs are increasing in Southeast Asia, home to the shortest sea-trade route between the Middle East and China, even as pirate attacks globally fell for a third year.

October 29, 2014
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Monday, July 28, 2014
piracy attack
Maritime News

Sailor Shot in the Neck by Pirates Off Malaysia

Dryad Maritime has reported that 7 armed Indonesians boarded the anchored product tanker MT Ji Xiang around 2 nautical miles south of Teluk Ramunia, Johor, Malaysia at 2240 on Friday,...

July 28, 2014
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Singapore strait ships
News

Petro-Pirates Plague Busy Southeast Asia Shipping Lanes

In the dead of night, as his fuel tanker sailed through the narrowest section of one of the world's busiest waterways, Captain Thiwa Saman was wrenched from sleep and pitched into a waking nightmare.

July 9, 2014
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Monday, July 7, 2014
Anambas Islands
News

Product Tanker Hijacked Off Malaysia

For the second time within a year the Honduras-flagged product tanker, MT Moresby 9 has been attacked by pirates, however this time, “they were not so lucky,” commented Mike Edey, Head...

July 7, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Piracy

IMB Issues Piracy Warning Amid Tanker Hijackings

The ICC Commercial Crime Services’ International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning small tankers to maintain strict anti-piracy measures in the South China Sea following a spate of tanker hijackings in the region.

June 17, 2014
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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Piracy

Thai Tanker Feared Hijacked – IMB

A Thai diesel oil tanker with 14 crew members en route from Singapore to Indonesia is believed to have been hijacked, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said on Saturday, the second major case in months on one of the world's busiest waterways.

May 31, 2014
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Piracy

Pirates Kidnap Three from Japanese Tanker in Malacca Strait [UPDATE]

By Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah and Keith Wallis KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, April 23 (Reuters) – Armed pirates raided an oil tanker off the coast of Malaysia and took three crew members with...

April 23, 2014
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Friday, November 8, 2013
Piracy

Pirates Hijack Product Tanker Off Malaysia, Steal Cargo

The International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre reports that 10 armed pirates boarded and hijacked a product tanker Thursday while underway approximately 7 miles west of Pulau Kukup, Malaysia.

November 8, 2013
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