Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018

Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security — By on August 8, 2018 at 6:34 PM


  • In July 2018, a total of seven incidents (all actual incidents) of armed robbery against ships were reported
  • All incidents have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Points and Contact Point
  • Compared to the preceding month of Jun 2018, there has been an increase in the number of incidents in July 2018—only one incident was reported in Jun 2018
  • Of the seven incidents reported in July 2018, two incidents occurred on board ships while underway and five incidents on board ships at anchor/berth
  • Of the seven incidents reported in July 2018, one was a CAT 2 incident and six were CAT 4 incidents

For more information, please refer to the ReCAAP ISC July 2018 Report attached. The same report is also on the ReCAAP ISC website.


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