Tag: Strait of Malacca

  • China Raises Security Warning to Highest Level in Strait of Malacca

    July 02: China has raised the security level for its vessels heading through the Strait of Malacca, a key Asian trade route and major oil choke point. The Chinese Ministry […]

  • ReCAAP is 10 years old

    As ReCAAP marks its 10th anniversary, a look back at the achievements. 10 Years of Fighting Pirates in Asia By Prakash Panneerselvam This year marks the 10th¬†anniversary of the establishment […]

  • Laws for South China Sea?

    Region needs legislation, says former CG Commandant. Busy Coast Guards Show Law Needed in South China Sea, Allen Says By Jason Koutsoukis With non-military actors like coast guards increasingly active […]

  • Fighting Malacca Strait piracy

    New task force to tackle piracy at source. Sea Eagle Task Force to Fight Strait of Malacca Piracy COMMANDER OF the Western Fleet Command Indonesia Navy, Admiral Widodo Young states […]

  • Indonesia’s piracy problem

    Force is not the ultimate answer. It’s the Economy: Exploring Indonesia’s Piracy Problem CHRISTOPHER PAPAS International efforts to solve piracy often focus on displays of force. Whether it is the […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Strait of Malacca Blues

    Straits of Malacca causing concern for observers. Sea Transportation: The Strait of Malacca Blues The international effort to suppress Somali piracy halted and reversed the increased piracy off the coast […]

  • South China Sea sees piracy rise

    Several ships have been hijacked in the high seas off Malaysia this year South China Sea, Strait of Malacca see rise in piracy Several ships have been hijacked in the […]

  • Chokepoints

    World oil chokepoints for maritime transit of oil are a critical part of global energy security. About half of the world’s oil production moves on maritime routes. Chokepoints are narrow […]

  • Malacca Arrest

    Malaysian maritime authorities said they arrested six Indonesians attempting to rob a ship in the Strait of Malacca, the latest in a surge of piracy attacks in the strategic waterway. […]