Number of Incidents in 2021
(as of today)

Actual Incidents: 23
Attempted Incidents: 1
Categories of Incidents
CAT1: -
CAT2: 1
CAT3: 7
CAT4: 15
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Number of Incidents in 2020

Actual Incidents: 95
Attempted Incidents: 2
Categories of Incidents
CAT1: 1
CAT2: 6
CAT3: 18
CAT4: 70
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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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  • ReCAAP ISC 1st Quarter Report (Jan-Mar 2021)
    A total of 17 incidents of armed robbery against ships (comprising 16 actual incidents and one attempted incident) were reported in Asia during January-March 2021
  • Executive Director's Report 2020
    In this unprecedented time of COVID-19 pandemic, ReCAAP ISC remained committed to its mission of protecting crew, vessels and cargo from piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia
  • The 15th Anniversary of ReCAAP
    The 15th Anniversary Symposium with the theme of “Enhancing Regional Cooperation: 15 years and beyond” marks 15 years of regional cooperation against piracy and sea robbery in Asia
  • ReCAAP ISC Annual Report 2020
    97 incidents reported to ReCAAP ISC in Asia in 2020, marking 17% year-on-year increase in total Incidents & 32% increase in actual incidents
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What is Piracy & Armed Robbery against Ships?
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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.