Sea piracy a five-year high of tanker vessels most vulnerable
8 26, the Chinese Navy South Sea Fleet detachment and a helicopter landing ship conducted maritime search and rescue mission coordinated training
” Asia Anti-Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships Cooperation Agreement “clearinghouse 21, a spokesman said that this year took place in the South China Sea pirates hijack attacks and a five-year high, oil tankers and large cargo ships in which the most vulnerable to pirate attacks.
21, according to Agence France-Presse reported that the “Asia Anti-Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships Cooperation Agreement” clearing spokesman told AFP correspondent, since early 2009, the waters have been at least 10 pirate attacks. This exceeds the record since September 2005, and this year there are more reported cases still to be verified.
It is reported that 10 pirate hijacking occurred on September 19 this year. Day, six pirates boarded a Singapore-registered LPG tanker, attacked government officials on duty, and the crew in the robbery.
“Asia Anti-Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships Cooperation Agreement” Research Center Director Li Yinmei (sound) In an interview with Singapore’s “Straits Times” interview, tankers and large cargo ships sailing slow and lax security, thus more vulnerable to attack. It is reported that “Asia Anti-Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships cooperation agreement” came into effect in September 2006, aims to strengthen relevant national efforts to combat acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships, maritime security in Asia has a positive meaning. (Cui L)