The Indonesian Navy conducts a drill with sailors role-paying as ship hijackers at the Singapore Strait near Batam in 2000. File photo: AP
The Indonesian Navy conducts a drill with sailors role-paying as ship hijackers at the Singapore Strait near Batam in 2000. File photo: AP
Crime

More pirate attacks expected in Singapore Strait this year amid Ukraine war, report says

  • Frequency of piracy, sea robberies to rise in rest of 2022 as economic issues bite, according to ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute report
  • Attacks in the Singapore Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, have risen significantly since 2019

The Indonesian Navy conducts a drill with sailors role-paying as ship hijackers at the Singapore Strait near Batam in 2000. File photo: AP
The Indonesian Navy conducts a drill with sailors role-paying as ship hijackers at the Singapore Strait near Batam in 2000. File photo: AP
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