Tag: Malacca Strait

  • Royal Malaysian Navy consolidates

    New Littoral Combat Ships coming, too. RMN moves to strengthen country’s maritime security LUMUT: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is set to consolidate all its naval units from 15 classes […]

  • Regional piracy response

    Call for region to boost efforts. Regional response to piracy, armed robbery By Park Hee-kwon On May 19, 2015, the South Korean ship Petro Alpha was attacked by pirates while […]

  • Piracy warning to shipping

    Concern industry is ignoring threats. Marine insurers wary of increasing piracy risk Jon Guy, insurance correspondent Marine insurers are set to engage with shipowners and charterers over what is being […]

  • India beefs up bases

    China’s presence in Indian Ocean prompts response. India beefs up maritime surveillance near Malacca Strait David Brewster India’s recent announcement that it will deploy two of its new Boeing P-8 […]

  • Settling Maritime Disputes

    A safe and secure maritime environment is a precondition for the free flow of international trade. Can the Indian Ocean region be a model for the rules-based system in Asia? […]

  • SE Asia crime stats improve

    Situation improves, but caution urged. Piracy & Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia – ReCAAP ISC October 2015 Report ReCAAP ISC has released the Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships […]

  • Navy busts Malacca robbers

    Success against armed robbery gang. Navy busts gang of ship robbers in Malacca Strait The Navy’s Western Fleet Command (Koarmabar) has reported that it has arrested five members of a […]

  • Southeast Asian piracy results

    IMB issues third quarter report. Southeast Asian piracy action seeing results: IMB By Marcus Hand from Singapore The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says a crackdown on piracy in Southeast Asia […]

  • Malaysia Cuts Military Budget

    Premier announces cut of over two percent for next year. Malaysia Cuts Military Budget for 2016 Amid Economic Woes By Prashanth Parameswaran Malaysia has cut its defense budget by over […]

  • Bogus piracy reports common in Malacca Strait

    Navy claims many reports are fake. Navy: Bogus piracy reports common in Malacca Strait Nani Afrida The Indonesian Navy is frequently confronted with bogus piracy reports in the Malacca Strait, […]