ReCAAP issues monthly report for February

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) has released its ReCAAP ISC Monthly Report for February 2017.

A total of four incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2017. Of these, three were actual incidents and one was an attempted incident.

Of the three actual incidents, two were incidents of armed robbery against ship and one was a piracy incident. Of concern was the continued occurrence of incidents involving the abduction of crew from ships while underway in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and waters off eastern Sabah. In February 2017, one actual incident and one attempted incident involving the abduction of crew were reported.

You can view the report in full here.

Contact: Phil Belcher