Singapore: Seven pirates armed with guns and knives assaulted a 6,200 dwt tanker Great Fish while it was enroute from Singapore to Vietnam on Sunday.

Singapore: The Asian Shipowners Forum (ASF) is pushing for its counter-piracy proposal to be adopted by the United Nations (UN). The proposal would see armed military personnel, sponsored and managed by the UN, providing protection to merchant shipping in the pirates infested waters of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

Singapore: Singapore continues to play its part in the global fight against piracy with a renewed commitment to host the Regional Co-operation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre (ISC) for another five years.

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