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2020 Sees Increase in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea Incidents

Incidents included three hijacked vessels, 11 vessels fired upon, 20 attempted attacks, and 161 vessels boarded. The rise is attributed to an increase of piracy and armed robbery reported within the Gulf of Guinea as well as increased armed robbery activity in the Singapore Straits. Keep Reading

Japan and Singapore Join Efforts to Combat Piracy

The one-week program, which ends September 13 will see senior officials and international experts address a broad spectrum of piracy and sea robbery issues including maritime cybersecurity, hostage taking, best practices, and recent activity in the region. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

25 Percent Decrease in Maritime Piracy in Asia

There was a total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia between January to December 2018, comprising 62 actual incidents and 14 attempted incidents. This marks the lowest number of incidents since ReCAAP ISC began keeping records in 2007. Keep Reading

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