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Asia Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents Up 22% in 2014

2015-02-04 08:28:17       source:G Captain

February 3, 2015


"The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia, aka ReCAAP, reports a 22% increase in the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asian waters in 2014.


The ReCAAP Information Sharing Center is the first government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation in the fight against piracy and armed robbery in Asia, with a total of 19 States involved to date. In its annual report, the organization tallied a total of 183 incidents across three category levels: category 1 being very significant, 2 being moderately significant; and 3 being less significant."


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