Infographic: Maritime Piracy data, Jan-Sept 2015 from ReCAAP


Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Center, has issued am Infographic to depict the status of maritime piracy, during the first half of 2015.

ReCAAP notes that during January- September 2015, sea robberies on board ships while underway had increased while hijacking of tankers for theft of cargo oil are within 1-2 incidents a month (on an average) still remains a concern.

Also, ReCAAP says that more need to be done in providing timely situation updates, adopting best practices at sea, enhancing surveillance, executing immediate responses and prosecution on land.





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