(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) is the first regional government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery in Asia. The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre posted a its April 2018 report concerning piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asian waters.
A total of three incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during April 2018. Of these, one was an incident of piracy and two were incidents of armed robbery against ships. There was no incident of abduction of crew in the Sulu-Celebes Sea; and no incident of hijacking of ships for theft of oil cargo.
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