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Weekly Maritime Summary 7 – 13 December 2020

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded five maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 7 – 13 December 2020.

  • 08-DEC-20 – General Security Warning – Pakistan Navy will be conducting Live Fire exercises throughout December – LINK
  • 08-DEC-20 – Robbery – An anchored bulk carrier was robbed of ships properties in Macapa Anchorage, Brazil.
  • 08-DEC-20 – Robbery – A berthed MV was boarded at Abidjan port, Côte d’Ivoire. An unknown number of intruders stole a mooring rope and a pump before escaping in a small canoe.
  • 09-DEC-20 – General Security Warning – LIVE FIRING PRACTICE will take place 09-Dec-2020 – Link
  • 13-DEC-20 – General Security Warning – A MT has experienced an explosion whilst carrying out operations approximately 5 nm SW of Port of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. There are also unconfirmed reports of a second vessel being involved in an incident.

Key:

Maritime warningGeneral Security Warning: Incidents which do not fit in the other categories, but enhance the situational awareness, e.g. flag state advisories or an attack on a non- commercial vessel such as a warship.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.Robbery Incident

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