ReCAAP November 2015 Report

Decrease in incidents over previous months.

Piracy & Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia – ReCAAP ISC November 2015 Report

IN its November report on Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia, ReCAAP ISC states a third month consecutive decrease in incidents but also a 53% decrease on the number of incidents listed in October 2015.

There has been an improvement in the situation of piracy and armed robbery against ship in Asia in November 2015 for a consecutive three-month period since September 2015. Graph 1, below, shows the number of incidents reported monthly from November 2014 to November 2015. Compared to October 2015, there has been a 53% decrease in number of incidents reported in November 2015. A total of seven incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in November 2015 compared to 15 incidents in October 2015. Of the seven incidents reported in November 2015, six were actual incidents and one was an attempted incident. No piracy incident was reported.

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