Southeast Asian piracy results
IMB issues third quarter report.
Southeast Asian piracy action seeing results: IMB
By Marcus Hand from Singapore
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says a crackdown on piracy in Southeast Asia is bearing fruit.
Releasing its third quarter report IMB noted there had been only two hijackings in Southeast Asian waters in the third quarter following a spate in the first half of the year.
The two hijackings of a small product tanker in the Straits of Malacca and a fishing vessel 40-miles west of Pulau Langkawi were among 47 in total reported to the IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre in the three-month period.
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