Tag: Malaysia

  • Attacks soar in Asian seas

    Latest ReCAAP report released. Attacks soar in Asian seas as pirates bare their fangs Jermyn Chow Piracy in Asian waters has hit its highest levels this year since a piracy […]

  • Crewman dies during attack

    Pirates board tanker, one crew killed. Tanker crewman shot dead off Malaysia George Joseph MALAYSIA: A tanker crewman has been shot dead off the coast of Malaysia, the IMB confirmed […]

  • Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians

    Crackdown on IUU fishing takes effect. Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing BY KANUPRIYA KAPOOR (Reuters) – Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, […]

  • Batam marine HQ opens despite opposition

    New base will hopefully fight piracy in region. Batam marine HQ opens despite opposition After being in limbo for some time reportedly due to opposition by Singapore, the Marine Corps’ […]

  • Vietnam confirms tanker was hijacked

    MT Sunrise 689 was taken by pirates. Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise confirmed to be hijacked Police have confirmed that Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise 689 was hijacked and robbed of a […]

  • Sabah cops probe piracy attempt

    Two fishermen wounded in attack. Sabah cops probe piracy attempt near Banggi Island John Joseph Two Vietnamese fishermen shot by alleged Filipino pirates. KOTA KINABALU: Police are investigating a shooting […]

  • Pirates prefer energy cargo

    Black market for oil proves lucrative for thieves. Pirates prefer energy cargo – Analysis By Vijay Sakhuja Early this month, pirates released the hijacked MT Sunrise 689, a small product […]

  • Police verifying tanker hijack

    Police verifying reported hijacking of tanker Sunrise 689 amid rumor of staging Vietnamese police are verifying the authenticity of a case in which sailors of the oil tanker Sunrise 689 […]

  • Vietnamese tanker crew freed by pirates

    Hijackings for oil product cargoes continue in S. E. Asia Vietnamese tanker crew freed by pirates A Vietnamese oil tanker which went missing last week was seized by pirates who […]

  • M’sian navy ship lost off Sabah

    Gunboat goes missing in rough weather. Stormy seas or piracy? Malaysian Navy ship lost off Sabah coast The Royal Malaysian Navy has lost contact with one of its gunboats off […]