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ReCAAP – Q1 2019 Report

The ReCAAP Q1 2019 Report has been released which provides an insight into Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia during January – March 2019.

Summary

  • A total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships (comprising nine actual incidents and one attempted incident) were reported in Asia during January-March 2019 compared to 21 incidents (comprising 15 actual incidents and six attempted incidents) during January-March 2018
  • This accounts for a 52% decrease in the total number of incidents reported during January-March 2019 compared to the same period in 2018
  • The number of actual incidents has also decreased by 40% during January-March 2019 compared to January-March 2018
  • Both the total number of incidents and number of actual incidents reported during January-March 2019 are the lowest among the period of January-March of 13-year (2007-2019)
  • The nine actual incidents reported during January-March 2019 were less severe incidents with one CAT 3 incident and eight CAT 4 (petty theft) incidents
  • There were no severe incidents such as CAT 1 and CAT 2
  • All incidents reported during January-March 2019 were armed robbery against ships; no piracy incident was reported

For the full report please see here: http://www.recaap.org/resources/ck/files/reports/quarterly/ReCAAP%20ISC%201st%20Quarter%202019%20Report.pdf 

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