During the period of 6-12 Feb 18, one incident of armed robbery against ships outside Asia was reported to the ReCAAP ISC. The incident occurred at Takoradi Anchorage in Ghana on 2 Feb 18. Detailed description of the incident is tabulated in attachment.
The ReCAAP ISC did not receive report of piracy or armed robbery against ships that occurred in Asia during 6-12 Feb 18.
RELEASE OF ABDUCTED CREW
The ReCAAP Focal Point (Philippines) reported to the ReCAAP ISC the release of two Indonesian fishermen who were held in captivity by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) for more than a year. The two fishermen were captains of fishing vessels SSK 00520 and SN 1154; and were abducted in the waters between Pegasus Reef and Kual Kinatabangan near Taganak Island in Tawi-Tawi on 5 Nov 16.