Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates
The Vietnamese CG have a history of fighting pirates.
Vietnamese coast guards vs. pirates – P1: A face-to-face encounter
Several hijacked freighters have been stopped and many pirates have been arrested by the marine police force of Vietnam, officially called the Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG), in recent years.
This matches the alarming recent increase in sea piracy in the waters of Southeast Asia.
In the evening of a day in 2012, the Information Sharing Center of the VCG received an urgent message from the International Maritime Bureau based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, informing them of the missing Malaysian vessel Zafirah, which was carrying light crude oil.
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