Tag: Sulu Sea

  • MMEA ship detentions

    Malaysia: MMEA Johor detains two vessels in illegal ship-to-ship bunker transfer The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Tuesday (6 October) said it detained two vessels […]

  • ASG hostage killed

    An Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group has died following a shootout between the Philippines security force and militants in the coastal town of Patikul in Sulu […]

  • PH CG foils terror attack

    by Nonoy Lacson ZAMBOANGA CITY – Suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) failed to create havoc in the town of Jolo in Sulu after elements of the Philippine Coast […]

  • More Military Assets to be Deployed in Sulu

    November 19: More military equipment will be deployed in Sulu to help ground forces defeat Abu Sayyaf militants and neutralize foreign terrorists hiding on the island.  Armed Forces chief Gen. […]

  • Curfew in Eastern Sabah Security Zone Further Extended to Oct 8

    September 22: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends on Monday, has been extended until Oct 8, said Sabah Police […]

  • ReCAAP Issues Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah

    July 26: The ReCAAP ISC has produced the Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah. Between 2016 and 2019, a total of 29 […]

  • Shipment of Bomb-Making Components Intercepted in Sulu Sea

    March 15: Philippine Marine troops have intercepted a shipment of bomb-making components at the Sulu Sea, military officials said Friday. Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesperson, Col. Gerry Besana, said the […]

  • ReCAAP Jan statistics

    ReCAAP issues its January report. Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in January 2019 • A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia […]

  • ASG frees hostage

    Hostage release welcomed. Indonesia denies ransom paid to release Abu Sayyaf hostage The Philippines-based armed group, Abu Sayyaf (ASG), recently released an Indonesian hostage who was featured in a viral […]

  • Kidnappers identified

    Hostages now believed to be in the Philippines. Police identified group involved in kidnapping three fishermen Elton Gomes Police believed they have identified the group involved in the kidnapping of […]