Friday, April 7, 2017

About 20 Killed as Boat Collides with Cargo Ship in Southwestern Myanmar

By Wa Lone and Shwe Yee Saw Myint YANGON, April 7 (Reuters) – Some 20 people died and about a dozen were missing on Friday after a wooden boat carrying...

April 7, 2017
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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Maritime News

Tugboat Crew Kidnapped at Gunpoint Off Malaysia, Stoking Fears in the Region

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Reuters) – Gunmen kidnapped three Indonesian members of a tugboat crew off Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah, police said on Sunday, the latest in a string...

July 10, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Monday, June 16, 2014

Pirates Steal 700,000 Litres of Diesel from Tanker Off Malaysia

Pirates in southeast Asia have made off with about 700,000 litres of diesel stolen from an oil tanker off Johor, Malaysia, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has confirmed.

June 16, 2014
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