Tag: crew kidnap

  • Philippines, Malaysia ties

    The first bilateral meeting between the maritime police forces of both sides is further testament to growing collaboration. Philippines, Malaysia Eye Deeper Maritime Security Cooperation By Prashanth Parameswaran On Monday, […]

  • Phil Navy to crack down on ASG

    Abu Sayyaf still operating at will in region. Navy sending more boats, best people to fight Abu Sayyaf Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Navy will send the […]

  • Three fishermen kidnapped

    News comes after four hostages freed last week. 3 Indonesia fishermen missing; piracy eyed Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines in an area that […]

  • Shippers avoid new pirate hotspot

    Abu Sayyaf Group a major threat in region. Shippers avoid new ‘pirate hotspot’ in waters west of the Philippines By Keith Wallis A surge in piracy to the west of […]

  • Duterte’s new threat

    Move will alarm shipping industry. Duterte wants kidnappers ‘blown up,’ even with hostages Pia Ranada DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered the bombing of kidnapping […]

  • ReCAAP sounds warning

    Abu Sayyaf Group danger to shipping. ‘Very serious concern’ over kidnapping of seafarers in Southern Philippines: ReCAAP ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has very serious concern over kidnap for ransom attacks […]

  • Pirates kill eight off Philippines

    The apparent act of piracy came as Duterte gave a six-month deadline to soldiers to eliminate Islamic militants from the country. Pirates blamed for the death of 8 fishermen in […]

  • Better news for Malacca

    News not to rosy in the Sulu Sea, however. Fewer cases of piracy, robbery in Straits of Malacca The seas around the Straits of Malacca and Singapore have become safer, […]

  • Search continues for bodies

    Men went missing during gun fight. Two Filipino gunmen, boat skipper still missing, Esscom assures continued search BY OLIVIA MIWIL KOTA KINABALU: The effort to locate two militants and a […]

  • Russian crew freed

    Saronic Breeze crew released by captors. Russian sailors seized by pirates off the coast of Benin in late November, released Russian sailors from the ship Saronic Breeze, captured by pirates […]