ReCAAP ISCCombating Piracy
and Sea Robbery in Asia

Number of Incidents in 2020
(as of today)

Actual Incidents: 28
Attempted Incidents: 1
Categories of Incidents
CAT1: 1
CAT2: 0
CAT3: 5
CAT4: 22
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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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  • 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
  • ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Annual Report 2019
    A total of 82 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 71 actual incidents and 11 attempted incidents) were reported in Asia in 2019
  • Guidance on Abduction of Crew in Sulu-Celebes Seas & Waters off Eastern Sabah
    Produced by ReCAAP ISC in collaboration with the Philippine Coast Guard with the support of the Asian Shipowners' Association and the Singapore Shipping Association
  • Regional Guide to Counter Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia
    To assist those responsible for the operation of ships trading in Asia in avoiding attacks, deterring attacks and delaying attacks, actions when attacked and evidence preservation

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