Tag: Malaysia

  • Royal Malaysian Navy combats threats

    Piracy, robbery and smuggling all regional issues.  How the Royal Malaysian Navy plans to combat trans-border maritime threats in the Sabah region Contributor:  Defence IQ Press In the context of […]

  • S.E. Asia looks to PMSCs

    Local security companies protecting assets against terror threat. Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia Malaysia’s defence minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, says the country remains […]

  • Pirates board tanker in Malacca Strait

    Did activation of SSAS prevent full hijacking? Pirates board tanker in Strait of Malacca Angela Yu A tanker vessel was boarded by six armed pirates en route to Yangon, Mynamar, […]

  • Hijackers increase attacks in Asia

    US CG Rear Admiral to represent US within ReCAAP. Hijackers Increase Attacks on Bulk Tankers in Asian Waters US Joins International Anti-Piracy Effort US – ASIA – The US has […]

  • Asian ship owners in piracy action call

    Continuing attacks spur call for more action. Asian shipowners call for government action on piracy By Marcus Hand from Singapore Asian shipowners have called for action by governments on piracy […]

  • US set to join ReCAAP

    America to become 20th member of ReCAAP. Look out, Asian pirates: US set to enter the fight Ted Kemp In a sign of how seriously the United States is taking […]

  • The world’s most pirated waters

    Examining MGO hijacking in S. E. Asia. Crime on the high seas: The world’s most pirated waters Ted Kemp SINGAPORE — The Ai Maru steamed alone under night skies on […]

  • Piracy in the S. China Sea

    Economic disparity driving maritime crime in region.  Piracy in the South China Sea: Petty theft in Indonesia, Kidnapped Ships in Malaysia By Sarah Schoenberger Armed with AK47s and equipped with […]

  • Are there still pirates in our straits?

    Piracy in the Straits of Singapore and Malacca. Are there still pirates in our straits? Bordered by the littoral States of Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, the Straits of Malacca and […]

  • 10th tanker hijacked in S.E. Asia

    ReCAAP reports that the V.L. 14, a Thai-registered oil product tanker, was hijacked.  10th tanker hijacked in S.E. Asia Following up on media reports earlier this morning, ReCAAP has released […]