Tag: Thailand

  • Pirates board tanker in Malacca Strait

    Did activation of SSAS prevent full hijacking? Pirates board tanker in Strait of Malacca Angela Yu A tanker vessel was boarded by six armed pirates en route to Yangon, Mynamar, […]

  • Thai owners call for armed ships

    Thai owners pushing for armed guards to protect ships. Thai owners call for armed ships Bangkok: Following the Thai oil tanker MT Orapin 4 which was hijacked by pirates last […]

  • 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 […]

  • Authorities confirm tanker hijack

    ReCAAP confirms missing tanker was hijacked, cargo stolen.  Authorities confirm tanker hijack The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) today confirmed that the […]

  • ReCAAP issues missing tanker alert

    ReCAAP has issued an alert concerning the Orapin 4.  ReCAAP issues missing tanker alert ReCAAP has alerted the maritime community today, warning that the owners of Thai-registered product tanker, Orapin […]

  • Fishermen Freed

    Forty Four fishermen – seven Thais and 37 Burmese – held hostage by Somalia pirates since April last year, have returned to Thailand after their ordeal. The Thai naval ship […]