Thursday, June 18, 2015
Maritime News

Malaysian Navy Tailing Hijacked ORKIM HARMONY Off Vietnam

  KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Reuters) – A Malaysian naval vessel has made contact with the pirates onboard hijacked tanker Orkim Harmony and is trying to persuade them to surrender,...

June 18, 2015
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Maritime News

Pirates Board Three Ships in Three Hours in Singapore Strait

  Three commercial ships were boarded by pirates within just three hours of each other in Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS), the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has reported. The...

June 17, 2015
Total Views: 9

Monday, June 15, 2015

Southeast Asia Piracy – Orkim Harmony Confirmed Hijacked Off Malaysia

A small oil tanker was hijacked off the southeast coast of Malaysia over the weekend in the second such incident in the same area this month, raising further concerns over piracy in Southeast Asia, maritime officials said on Monday.

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 18

Friday, June 12, 2015

Bunker Pirates – Second Orkim Tanker Goes Missing Off Malaysia

The sister vessel of a Malaysian registered product tanker hijacked by bunker pirates off Malaysia earlier this month has gone missing. The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre reports that it received...

June 12, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 4, 2015

Bunker Heist – Pirates Strike Product Tanker in Strait of Malacca

A Singapore-registered petroleum product tanker was hit by pirates late Saturday night while underway in the Strait of Malacca. According to the regional piracy program ReCAAP, a gang of eight...

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

IMB: SE Asia Piracy A Growing Cause for Concern

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, according to a new report from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) that looks...

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 8

Monday, April 6, 2015
Maritime News

Pirates Hit Product Tanker Off Indonesia

A group of pirates hijacked a product tanker off the coast of Indonesia earlier this month before making off with the ship’s cargo. The hijacking was confirmed by the International...

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 8

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Maritime News

MSC Containership, Bulk Carrier Attacked Off Indonesia

A MSC containership and a bulk carrier have been attacked in two separate but possibly related incidents in Southeast Asia waters off the coast of Indonesia, according to information from...

March 22, 2015
Total Views: 20

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Product Tanker Hijacked Off Indonesia – IMB Piracy Centre

The ICC International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre has confirmed the hijacking of a product tanker earlier this month off the coast of Indonesia.

March 19, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hijacked Tanker Located Aground in the Philippines

Philippines Authorities have located a chemical tanker missing since it was boarded by pirates on January 28th in Indonesian waters. The regional ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre reports that the Indonesian-flagged...

February 24, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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
Total Views: 5

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hijacked Tanker Recovered Off Malaysia, Suspected Pirates Captured

The Malaysian government has recovered a missing tanker and captured nine suspected pirates just one day after the ship went missing in the waters near Singapore. The ReCAAP Information Sharing...

January 30, 2015
Total Views: 35

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Singapore to Use Radar Blimp to Boost Piracy, Aviation Surveillance

A missing airplane and a rise in piracy attacks off the coast of Singapore has prompted the city- state to boost surveillance efforts with a radar-equipped blimp over its skyline.

November 2, 2014
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

Missing Vietnamese Oil Tanker Believed Hijacked

A Vietnamese oil tanker missing for five days may have been hijacked after sailing from Singapore last week, say maritime officials searching for the vessel.

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 6, 2014
Maritime News

Vietnamese Tanker Goes Missing Off Singapore

A Vietnamese oil tanker is now missing after departing Singapore late last week enroute to Vietnam, sparking fears that the vessel has been pirated. According to a Dow Jones report, the...

October 6, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

TIME Video: The History of Piracy in Asia

In this short clip, Time Magazine contributor Adam McCauley takes a look at the history of piracy in Asia from the 19th century pirating of Dutch and British ships to the piracy landscape of today.

September 23, 2014
Total Views: 18

Monday, September 15, 2014

CNBC: The World’s Most Pirated Waters

CNBC's Ted Kemp takes an in-depth look at modern piracy on the world's most pirated waters: the Singapore Strait and Strait of Malacca.

September 15, 2014
Total Views: 0

Friday, August 29, 2014

Pirates Hijack Thai Oil Tanker Off Malaysia

A pirate gang operating in Malaysian waters hijacked an oil products tanker on Thursday off the small of island of Pulau Tioman before making off with the ship's cargo.

August 29, 2014
Total Views: 10

Friday, July 25, 2014

Small Tanker Hijackings A Worrying Trend, IMB Says

The first half of 2014 was witness to an alarming trend of small tanker hijackings in southeast Asia, according to new figures released by the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in their 2014 semi-annual report.

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Recent South East Asia Hijackings Are ‘Business As Usual’, Experts Say

The recent hijacking cases of coastal product tankers in South East Asia for the theft of their cargoes represents a diversification of the threat rather than a new trend, says Denmark-based security advisory and intelligence company Risk Intelligence.

June 25, 2014
Total Views: 0