Tag: Southeast Asia

  • Maritime chokepoints

    Analysing maritime concerns. World Oil And Its Seven Biggest Chokepoints By Irina Slav It’s common knowledge that most of the world’s oil is transported internationally by tankers. What might not […]

  • ReCAAP is 10 years old

    As ReCAAP marks its 10th anniversary, a look back at the achievements. 10 Years of Fighting Pirates in Asia By Prakash Panneerselvam This year marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment […]

  • Abu Sayyaf a major terror threat?

    The resurgent Abu Sayyaf terrorist group is flying the Isis flag in the Philippines – but not everyone is convinced by their posturing. Does Abu Sayyaf pose a major terror […]

  • US joins SE Asia piracy drills

    Drills will take place in Malacca and Singapore Straits. Navy joins multinational piracy exercise in Southeast Asia By Erik Slavin YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The United States and six […]

  • Piracy in the S. China Sea

    Gray Page discuss current threats to shipping. The ongoing piracy threat in the South China Sea and what can be done to mitigate the risks 1. What should operators do […]

  • Armed guards for SE Asia?

    PMSCs eager to enter new market. Armed guards and regional cooperation being considered KUALA LUMPUR: Closer cooperation between countries and having armed guards on merchant ships are among ways being […]

  • Security strategy for a disputed sea

    US does not take sides in the South China Sea disputes. Security strategy for a disputed sea BY SUMATHY PERMAL THE United States announced its new Asia Pacific Maritime Security […]

  • Taiwan’s navy feels the pressure

    Taiwanese Navy has ambitious plans. Taiwan’s navy feels the pressure as China rises James Goldrick Taiwan lives every day with the threat posed by the increasingly capable armed forces of […]

  • Beijing’s drive to control the S. China Sea

    China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea? Howard […]

  • ReCAAP: 18% rise in maritime crime

    106 reported incidents in the first half of 2015. ReCAAP ISC posts 18% rise of incidents in 1H15 Titus Zheng Singapore-headquartered anti-piracy organisation ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) has […]