Piracy alerts for Vietnam

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has asked provincial port authorities to inform ship owners and management companies of acts of piracy in the waters off east Sabah, Malaysia, and southern Philippines.

Vietnamese ships to get piracy warnings

The request was made after the administration received a special report from the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP).

The administration asked the ship owners and companies that manage and exploit vessels to adopt a maritime security plan approved by the Vietnam Register, paying particular attention to the ReCAAP’s recommendations to ensure that no problems befall Vietnamese ships working in international waters, especially in the two danger zones in Malaysia and the Philippines.

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Source: english.vietnamnet.vn

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