During 22-28 Sep 20, two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported to the ReCAAP ISC. Both were CAT 41 incidents that occurred on board bulk carriers. Of the two incidents, one incident occurred on 23 Sep on board the ship while underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Singapore Strait. The other incident occurred on 14 Jun on board the ship while anchored at Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam. Both incidents were reported to ReCAAP ISC after verification by the ReCAAP Focal Point and Contact Point.
The location of the two incidents is shown in the map below; and detailed description of the incidents tabulated in the attachment.