The External Affairs Standing Committee of Parliament, headed by veteran BJP MP PP Chaudhary has recommended that the maximum punishment for a pirate should be death penalty. In its report on the … [Read more...] about India – Panel recommends death for Pirates
A total of 75 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 73 actual incidents and two attempted incidents) were reported in Asia during January-September … [Read more...] about ReCAAP ISC 3rd Quarter Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia
Reference the Warning disseminated by the ReCAAP ISC on 22 May 2020 (Warning 01-2020) about a group of five Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members planning to conduct kidnapping activities in undisclosed … [Read more...] about Recaap issues alert on a group of five Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members planning to conduct kidnapping activities.
On 22 May, the ReCAAP ISC has received information from the Philippine Coast Guard (ReCAAP Focal Point) that a group of approximately five ASG (Abu Sayyaf Group) members armed with assorted firearms … [Read more...] about Maritime Security Alert – Sulu/Celeb Sea terrorism activities.
Ten seafarers are reported to have been kidnapped by pirates from the product tanker Vemahope off Nigeria. An unknown number of pirates in speedboat are reported to have boarded the 6,152 dwt … [Read more...] about Pirates kidnap 10 crew from bunkers tanker off Nigeria