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Bangladesh piracy is increaing, says ReCAAP

Bangladesh has seen an increasing number of piracy incidents during the past 12 months, according to the latest figures from ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC). There were nine piracy incidents in the first five months of the year, compared to just one in the same period in 2023.

The Bangladesh navy and its coast guard have increased patrols in recent months. Also the Chittagong Port Authority has established a visual tracking information management system to monitor the movement of small country boats in the port’s anchorage and outer anchorage areas.