Tag: Chittagong

  • Suspects Arrested Following Theft Aboard Barge at Chittagong Anchorage

    March 06, 14:30 LT: While the vessel was at Chittagong Anchorage 22° 6.21’ N, 91° 40.67’ E) in Bangladesh, a group of unauthorized persons boarded the barge, ANTARA KOH 18 […]

  • ReCAAP report issued

    ReCAAP releases its report for 2018. Seventy-Six Incidents Reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2018, Marking 25% Year-on-Year Decrease, and the Lowest in a Decade Annual Report (January to […]

  • SE Asia’s robbery problem

    Not a surprise for industry watchers. SE Asian Ports Lead the World for Armed Robbery The anchorages at Chittagong, Manila and Pulau Bintan led the world last year for armed robberies, […]

  • Bay of Bengal pirates halt fishing

    Armed robbery, kidnap and piracy common problems in Bay of Bengal. Pirates thwart deep sea fishing off Ctg coast Pankaj Dastider CHITTAGONG, Jan 11: Fishing in the deep sea off […]

  • MPHRP in Bangladesh

    Discussing seafarer welfare at governmental level. MPHRP in Bangladesh MPHRP South Asia Regional Director takes up the rehabilitation of piracy affected seafarers with the government of Bangladesh. Chirag Bahri, MPHRP […]

  • Indian warship scrapes MV

    Another incident for the navy to investigate. Indian warship scrapes merchant vessel off Vizag, Navy orders probe NEW DELHI: In a shocking incident on the high seas, which are open […]

  • Bangladesh cuts piracy by 70%

    Chittagong no longer listed as high risk. Bangladesh cuts 70% piracy at Bay of Bengal with US support Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more […]

  • Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia

    Piracy in Bay of Bengal is rarely reported, but still ongoing.  Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia Seven others receive injuries in the mob beating incident The local […]

  • Lives at Risk

    EU safety rules for recycling yards could save hundreds from injury and poisoning but pose dangers for south Asian economies. Bangladeshi workers risk lives in shipbreaking yards By John Vidal, […]