Weekly Piracy Report 16 January 2019 18.01.2019

Piracy Events Over the Past Week

Horn of Africa

Pirate and maritime crime activity in East Africa waters is at a low level. No piracy incidents were reported this past week.


Gulf of Guinea

Pirate and maritime crime activity in West Africa waters is at a low level. No piracy events were reported this past week. Twelve hostages kidnapped in October 2018 were released the previous week.

Southeast Asia

Pirate and maritime crime activity in Southeast Asia waters is at a moderate level. One boarding was reported this past week. A fisherman kidnapped in September, 2018 was released this past week.


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SOURCE: The Office of Naval Intelligence