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Clearwater’s Overwatch Intelligence Directory is designed to provide clients with simple access to our archive of maritime security incident intelligence, dating back to 2017. Qualitative analysis can be conducted quickly and easily via the intuitive dashboard interface, providing users with key insights to inform critical operational decision-making in high-risk areas (HRA's)

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Downed, Red Sea.
Issued: 1 day, 10 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
27 Feb 2024 - 06:50 CWD Notification 013- (Feb 24) Indian Ocean OSINT MILITANTS OPEN SOURCE.
Open source reports state that between 18:50 and 19:55 UTC U.S. aircraft and a coalition warship shot down five Iranian-backed Houthi one-way attack unmanned aerial vehicles in the Red Sea (exact position not specified).

Irregular activity Gulf of Aden

It has been reported by the UKMTO that they were made aware of an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni authorities ordering a vessel …

Cargo vessel struck by an aerial drone, Indian Ocean

Open-source reports state that a Maltese-flagged cargo vessel was struck by a drone whilst underway in the Indian Ocean (exact time and location of the …

Attempted Robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It is reported that four robbers armed with knives boarded a tanker whilst anchored at Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia. They threatened and took a member of …

Hijacking of a fishing vessel, Indian Ocean

It has been reported that an incident has occurred on an Iranian-flagged fishing vessel whilst underway 90nm Northeast of Eyl, Somalia. Initial reports are stating …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing will be conducted on the 21st and 22nd of November 2023. Safety range: 14000 …

Mica Centre issue warning to Israeli affiliated vessels in the Red Sea

The Mica Centre have issued a warning to Israeli-affiliated vessels crossing the Red Sea and Bab el-Mandeb Strait. The Mica Centre state that these vessels …

Robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that crew members observed unauthorised persons on the deck of a tanker whilst berthed at Wharf 106, Belawan Port, Indonesia. They …

Hijacking of a cargo vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO has reported that they are aware of an incident approximately 50NM West of Hodeidah, Yemen. UPDATE 1: Company Security Officer reports they lost …

Incident involving a bulk carrier, Ukraine

Information has been received stating that the Master of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier reported being attacked whilst underway, after departing Pivdennyi, Ukraine (exact position and …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Peru

It has been reported that two robbers armed with a gun boarded a Bulk Carrier whilst anchored at Callao anchorage, Peru and stole ship's stores …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that firing practice with Live ammunition will be conducted on the 17th and 18th of November 2023. Safety …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline.

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live missile firing will be conducted between 03:00 to 05:00 UTC between 15 and 17 November 2023, …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that three robbers armed with a knife managed to board an anchored product tanker at Belawan anchorage, Indonesia. The alert duty …

UKMTO Notice - Electronic Interference

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Masters who experience disruption to electronic navigation systems (GPS/AIS/other PNT) anywhere within the UKMTO Voluntary Reporting Area …

Suspicious approach on a Merchant Vessel

A Company Security Officer has informed the UKMTO that a vessel was approached to within 0.5nm by four armed personal on a small vessel 80nm …

Attempted Robbery onboard a Tanker, India

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a Singaporean-flagged tanker whilst anchored at Kandla OTB Anchorage, India. Up to ten …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval Ships will conduct live firing between 01:00 and 17:00 UTC on the 14th to the 16th …

UKMTO Notice - Industry Transit Advice, Strait of Hormuz

It has been reported by the UKMTO that all mariners should be aware of Industry recommended voyage routing guidance for the Strait of Hormuz, Persian …

Missile strikes Cargo vessel in Pivdennyi / Yuzhne

Open source reports state that a Liberian flagged cargo vessel was struck by a Russian missile whilst entering the port of Pivdennyi Yuzhne, Ukraine (Exact …

Robbery on a Cargo Vessel, Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam

It has been reported that robbers boarded a general cargo vessel anchored at Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam and stole ship's stores. During security rounds the …

Missile attack on Kerch port

Open source reports state that Ukraine launched fifteen cruise missiles on the Russian shipyard in the Crimean port of Kerch overnight. Thirteen of the missiles …