ReCAAP ISCCombating Piracy
and Sea Robbery in Asia

Number of Incidents in 2020
(as of today)

Actual Incidents: 89
Attempted Incidents: 2
Categories of Incidents
CAT1: 1
CAT2: 3
CAT3: 16
CAT4: 69
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Number of Incidents in 2019

Actual Incidents: 72
Attempted Incidents: 11
Categories of Incidents
CAT1: 2
CAT2: 6
CAT3: 14
CAT4: 50

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Presentation on the Latest Situation

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  • ReCAAP ISC Special Report on Incidents against Ships in the Singapore Strait
    Following a sustained increase in the number of incidents in the Singapore Strait, ReCAAP ISC has issued a Special Report to alert the shipping industry and law enforcement agencies on the current situation of concern
  • ReCAAP ISC 3rd Quarter Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia
    A total of 75 incidents of piracy and sea robbery were reported in Asia during January-September 2020
  • Special Report on Incidents at anchorages/ports in the Philippines
    Following the increase of the number of incidents of sea robbery reported at Manila & Batangas anchorages/ports from Jan-Sep 2020, ReCAAP ISC issued a Special Report on Incidents at anchorages/ports in the Philippines
  • Executive Director's Report 2019
    In 2019, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (the Centre) has continued its efforts to play a pivotal role in combating piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia
Alert on Maritime Piracy

Warnings & Alerts

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Piracy Incidents

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What is Piracy & Armed Robbery against Ships?
What to do if you encounter an incident?

ReCAAP ISC's periodic reports help the maritime community combat piracy and sea robbery in Asia by by sharing detailed information of the incidents such as locations, modus operandi and good practices, in order to raise awareness on the risks and strengthen safety measures.

The ReCAAP ISC guidebooks are developed in consultation with shipping industry and maritime law enforcement agencies to help prevent and deter piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia.