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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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Robbery on an anchored container ship, Indonesia
Issued: 3 days, 10 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
24 Nov 2021 - 16:59 CW Alert 019- (Nov 21) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IMB
It has been reported that robbers managed to board an anchored container ship at Jakarta anchorage, Indonesia. The robbers stole engine spares before escaping unnoticed.

Robbery on a container vessel, Angola

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on an anchored container vessel at Luanda Anchorage, Angola. The robbers managed to board the vessel …

Military Exercise in the Red Sea

The UKMTO have reported that a live firing exercise will be carried out between 0300 to 1400UTC from 09th - 10th March in the following …

Suspicious approach on a vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a suspicious approach has occurred on a vessel approximately 95nm southeast of Nishtun, Yemen. The vessel was approached by four …

Robbery on a container vessel, Guayaquil, Ecuador

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a container vessel under pilotage, approximately 10nm south of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Several armed robbers in …

UKMTO Notice - Air defence firing exercise - Pakistan Coastline

The UKMTO have been informed that live firing practice with live ammunition by air defence units will be carried out from 08 - 22 March …

Robbery on an anchored offshore supply vessel, Cameroon

Exact time of incident unknown. It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on an anchored offshore supply vessel at Douala Anchorage, Cameroon. The …

Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier, Philippines

It has been reported that a bulk carrier was approached whilst underway 11nm Southeast of Sibutu Island, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. A speedboat with three persons onboard …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

The UKMTO have been informed of a Live Firing Practice that will be carried out between 0200 and 1800UTC from 01 to 07 March in …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

The UKMTO have been informed of a Live Firing Practice that will be carried out between 0400 and 1700UTC from 01-05, 08-12, 15-19, 22, 24-26 …

Robbery on an anchored supply vessel. Luanda, Angola

It has been reported that robbers managed to board an anchored supply vessel at Luanda port, Angola undetected. The robbery was discovered during the handover …

Robbery on a container vessel, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at Eastern Anchorage, Jakarta, Indonesia. Three robbers armed with knives were …

Explosion on a vehicle carrier, Gulf of Oman

It has been reported that an incident has taken place on a vehicle carrier, approximately 68nm Northeast of Sur, Oman. The incident is classed as …

Warning of increased piracy activity, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GoG have reported that they believe the threat of piracy has increased deep offshore in areas E and F (EAST) of the Gulf of …

Pirate attack on a security escort vessel, Brass, Nigeria

It has been reported that a security escort vessel was attacked whilst underway approximately 40nm south of Brass, Nigeria. UPDATE 1: Following a Clearwater investigation …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Persian Gulf

The UKMTO have been informed that US military ships and aircraft will be conducting a live firing exercise, including high and low flying, from 24 …

Possible hijacking of an underway passenger boat, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

It has been reported that a passenger boat travelling from Bille Jetty, Port Harcourt to Bonny Island and carrying eleven passengers, did not arrive at …

Attempted robbery on a barge under tow by a tug boat , Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a barge whilst being towed by a tug boat in the Eastbound lane of the …

UKMTO Notice - Surface to air gunnery firing exercise, Gulf of Oman

The UKMTO have been informed that a Naval exercise with surface to air gunnery firing will be carried out between 22 Feb 2021 at 0430 …

UKMTO Notice - Military Operation, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have reported that a Military Operation (Focused Operation) will be conducted by Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in the Gulf of Aden between …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

The UKMTO have been informed of a Live Firing Practice that will be carried out between 0300 and 1200UTC on 18 and 19 February 2021 …

Robbery on a container ship under pilotage, Colombia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a container vessel under pilotage in the Magdalena River Passage, Colombia. Five robbers were spotted onboard …