Tag: Malaysia

  • Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Asia

    Recent hijackings causing shipping companies concern. Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Southeast Asia Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) warned its affiliates to remain vigilant against rising piracy in Southeast […]

  • Piracy Gets Lucrative Again

    Increase in tanker hijackings in S.E. Asia and West Africa. Piracy Gets Lucrative Again Recently there was another piracy incident near the Malacca Strait. On July 15th pirates boarded the […]

  • ReCAAP ISC issues July piracy report

    Reduction in incidents compared to June. ReCAAP ISC issues July piracy report ReCAAP ISC has issued its piracy and maritime crime report for July 2014 and notes that there were […]

  • German couple in hands of ASG

    Philippines: German cruising couple abducted in April in hands of ASG Bandits Recent reports in local media indicate that the two German cruisers who went missing last April on their […]

  • SEACAT gets underway

    Naval exercise to focus on piracy.  13th maritime exercise involving 7 navies to focus on piracy and terrorism SINGAPORE – Sailors from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Maritime Security […]

  • Crewman shot in pirate attack

    Violent attack on tanker in South East Asia sees crewman shot in neck. Indonesian crew shot in pirate attack off Pengerang An Indonesian sailor was shot in the neck during […]

  • Swift action needed in Asia hijackings

    Recent spate of hijackings causing concern in shipping industry. The need for swift action on Southeast Asian pirate hijackings By Marcus Hand from Singapore Sometimes the global fight against piracy […]

  • ReCAAP report on SE Asia hijackings

    Reporting agency issues special report on hijackings for fuel cargo theft.  ReCAAP Special Report on Incidents of Siphoning of Fuel/Oil at Sea in Asia THE TREND of incidents involving siphoning […]

  • Navy ready to protect Sabah waters

    Royal Malaysian Navy steps up security. Navy ready to protect Sabah waters BY MUGUNTAN VANAR KOTA KINABALU: The Royal Malaysian Navy, which has helped thwart pirates in international waters, is well […]

  • MMEA safeguards Malaysian waters

    In spite of recent attacks, MMEA say situation under control. MMEA safeguards Malaysian waters from pirates Using sophisticated equipment and with help from Singapore and Indonesia, Malaysia polices territorial waters, […]