singapore s policy on pirate activity in costal w aters
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Singapore’s Policy on Pirate Activity in Costal W aters

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Singapore’s Policy on Pirate Activity in Costal W aters - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 76 Views
  • Uploaded on

Singapore’s Policy on Pirate Activity in Costal W aters. Straits of Malacca. 34 shipwrecks, some dating to the 1880s, in the Traffic Separation Scheme causing chokepoints within the already narrow channel

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Singapore’s Policy on Pirate Activity in Costal W aters' - janice


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide4

34 shipwrecks, some dating to the 1880s, in the Traffic Separation Scheme causing chokepoints within the already narrow channel

  • Numerous river in-lets, secluded coves, and islands providing concealment and escape routes combine to make ships prime targets for pirates
interests concerns
Interests / Concerns
  • Sovereignty
  • Sea trade hindrance
  • Piracy trends
  • Shared responsibility & cooperation w/user
  • Counter maritime piracy/terrorism patrols
  • Sharing of info among users/law enforcement
  • Armed security teams
  • Perpetrator prosecution/incarceration
current policy
Current Policy
  • Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery (ReCAAP)
    • Multilateral agreement between 16 countries signed in 2004; effective Sep 2006
    • Information Sharing Center (ISC)
    • 2012 expanded to current size of 18 countries
current policy continued
Current Policy continued…
  • Malacca Straits Patrols (MSP)
    • Malacca Straits Sea Patrol (MSSP)
    • “Eyes-in-the-Sky” (EiS) air patrols
    • Intelligence Exchange Group (IEG)
    • Cooperative security measures originally established by Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in 2004 to counter maritime piracy and terrorism
policy development night surveillance
Policy Development - Night Surveillance
  • Sea and air patrols have deterred the potential for daytime attacks, but the region has historically always hosted pirate activity at night under the cover of darkness
  • Employing UAVs with nighttime capabilities will provide aerial surveillance during the primary time of attacks
policy development investment
Policy Development - Investment
  • Majority of pirate activity stems from economic poverty and instability in the region
  • Invest neighboring countries
    • Offer technical expertise, health, and education assistance
    • Improving infrastructure and promoting increased trading opportunities will strengthen relations, reduce climate fostering piracy in the region, and grow our own economy
ad