Tag: Singapore Straits

  • Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Asia

    Recent hijackings causing shipping companies concern. Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Southeast Asia Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) warned its affiliates to remain vigilant against rising piracy in Southeast […]

  • Piracy Gets Lucrative Again

    Increase in tanker hijackings in S.E. Asia and West Africa. Piracy Gets Lucrative Again Recently there was another piracy incident near the Malacca Strait. On July 15th pirates boarded the […]

  • Swift action needed in Asia hijackings

    Recent spate of hijackings causing concern in shipping industry. The need for swift action on Southeast Asian pirate hijackings By Marcus Hand from Singapore Sometimes the global fight against piracy […]

  • ReCAAP report on SE Asia hijackings

    Reporting agency issues special report on hijackings for fuel cargo theft.  ReCAAP Special Report on Incidents of Siphoning of Fuel/Oil at Sea in Asia THE TREND of incidents involving siphoning […]

  • Hijacking Raises Piracy Fears

    The hijacking of a Thai oil tanker is raising fears that piracy is escalating Latest High Seas Hijacking Raises Piracy Fears in Southeast Asia By CELINE FERNANDEZ KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–The […]

  • ICS Welcomes Navigational Safety Progress

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the outcome of an important meeting between governments to advance navigational safety in the […]

  • Green Navigation

    New tidal models for the Malacca and Singapore Straits could save ships thousands of dollars in fuel costs, simulations have shown that depending on vessel type, speed and tidal phase, considerable transit […]