Tag: malacca straits

  • PH Navy militias?

    Navy militias to patrol PH waters, protect Filipino fishers amid dispute with China By: Frances Mangosing MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Navy is building up its own maritime militia force to keep […]

  • MMEA ship detentions

    Malaysia: MMEA Johor detains two vessels in illegal ship-to-ship bunker transfer The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Tuesday (6 October) said it detained two vessels […]

  • ASG hostage killed

    An Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group has died following a shootout between the Philippines security force and militants in the coastal town of Patikul in Sulu […]

  • MMEA to hire ASG hostages

    New roles for former hostages? MMEA ready to recruit three Abu Sayyaf kidnap victims PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is interested to recruit the three men who were […]

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia

    “It is likely that piracy in Southeast Asia will continue for years to come…” Piracy in Southeast Asia When we think of piracy, Somalia and the 2013 Hollywood movie Captain […]

  • ASEAN: Challenges In Transnational Maritime Crimes

    New approaches required. ASEAN Faces Challenges In Transnational Maritime Crimes – MIMA Chairman Transnational security threats are the most pressing challenges faced by ASEAN countries now, said Maritime Institute of […]

  • Theft, piracy warning in SE Asia

    Security still a major challenge. Ships warned of theft in Malacca, Singapore straits Commercial ships passing through the Malacca and Singapore straits have been warned to be alert for possible […]

  • ReCAAP calls for more patrols

    Piracy incidents prompts call for greater vigilance.  ReCAAP calls for more anti-piracy naval patrols Titus Zheng Anti-piracy Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia […]

  • Batam marine HQ opens despite opposition

    New base will hopefully fight piracy in region. Batam marine HQ opens despite opposition After being in limbo for some time reportedly due to opposition by Singapore, the Marine Corps’ […]

  • Crewman shot in pirate attack

    Violent attack on tanker in South East Asia sees crewman shot in neck. Indonesian crew shot in pirate attack off Pengerang An Indonesian sailor was shot in the neck during […]

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