The 2 events reported in the Singapore Strait last night will be mentioned in next week's Weekly report.
PIRACY / ROBBERY:
3 reported piracy events, including 2 outside the reporting period:
1 Sea Theft on a cargo ship en route off Kandla, India.
1 attempted action on a bulk carrier at anchor in Visakhapatnam, India;
1 kidnapping of 12 passengers on a ferry off Karkar Island in Papua New Guinea;
Total of 86 events in the IFC area of responsibility since January 1, 2019 (compared to 149 in 2016, 119 in 2017 and 99 in 2018), despite a significant increase in events in the Singapore Strait (20 in 2017, 21 in 2018).
Irregular Human Migration
: A ship with 172 Rohingya migrants on board, en route to Malaysia, was seized near Kawthaung (Burma).
Incidents occurred in the Strait of Singapore since January 1st, 2019 (incident reported in this last report are in white circle) :