ReCAAP: 80 Piracy Incidents This Year till May

Increase of 19% over same period in 2014.

ReCAAP: 80 Piracy Incidents This Year till May

By Aiswarya Lakshmi

From January 2015 till May 2015, a total of 80 incidents had been reported, comprising 75 actual incidents and five attempted incidents, says Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC).

This accounts for an increase of 19% in the number of incidents compared to the same period in 2014. Notably, January-May 2015 recorded the highest number of actual incidents among the five-year reporting period, indicating that more incidents had occurred in 2015; and these were mostly incidents reported in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS).

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Source: marinelink.com

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