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Weekly Maritime Summary 14 – 20 Sept 2021

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 9 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 14 – 20 Sept 2021.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 14-SEP-21 – Robbery – Container ship robbed at Banana Anchorage, DRC.
  • 14-SEP-21 – Robbery – Dinghy stolen near Texan Bay, Guatemala.
  • 15-SEP-21 – Robbery – Product tanker robbed at Callao Anchorage, Peru.
  • 16-SEP-21 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 100 migrants rescued in the English Channel.
  • 17-SEP-21 – Boarding – Bulk carrier boarded in the Singapore Strait
  • 18-SEP-21 – Suspicious Approach – MV approached by two skiffs off Yemen.
  • 18-SEP-21 – Boarding – Bulk carrier boarded by armed persons in the Singapore Strait.
  • 20-SEP-21 – Drugs Interdiction – Three tonnes of heroin seized in Gujarat, India.
  • 20-SEP-21 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 190 migrants rescued off Libya.
Migrant IncidentMigrant and Refugee Incident: This could involve Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, or information about a boat capsizing and people drowning, or an attack on the group.
Robbery IncidentRobbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Boarding IncidentBoarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Drugs InterdictionDrugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.
Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown vessel.Suspicious Approach

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