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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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MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea
Issued: 1 day, 14 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
24 Jun 2022 - 10:03 CW Alert 009- (Jun 22) West Africa General alert Pirates MDAT-GoG
The MDAT-GOG has released a notice stating that they have been informed of an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area until 1530 UTC 25th June 2022. A. 02°30’N 005°00’E B. 02°30’N 007°30’E C. 00°00’N 007°30’E D. 00°00’N 005°00’E They have also added that they strongly recommend that the seafaring community and ships transiting this area increase their vigilance and retain enhanced local surveillance and apply BMP WA procedures.

Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a suspicious approach occurred on an underway bulk carrier approximately 32nm northeast of Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe. …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Vessel at Fortaleza Anchorage. Vessel noticed position fluctuating on the ECDIS. Position verified using GPS2 on ship and found vessel position shifting by 6-9 …

GNSS Interference Report

User: One of our company managed vessels, at the time of her approach to the port of Tripoli, Lebanon, experienced erratic behaviour on her various …

MDAT - GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GoG have released a notice stating that they believe there is an increased threat of piracy over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hours to …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a tanker, whilst anchored at Balikpapan Anchorage, Indonesia. One robber was spotted by duty crew …

GNSS Interference Report

User: Both GPS position lost 11 satelites tracked non used. A common occurance here in Limassol bay. NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS …

GNSS Interference Report

User: Since September 3rd we have had an increasing number of our ships reporting GPS position issues (unable to get a fix for several minutes …

Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier, Southern Red Sea

It has been reported that a vessel was approached whilst underway 13nm west of Mokah Port by two suspicious boats, each with nine persons on …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that a bulk carrier was boarded by five intruders armed with knives and guns, whilst underway in the east bound traffic …

Robbery on board a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that three robbers boarded a bulk carrier whilst underway in the east bound traffic separation scheme, Singapore Strait. Upon being sighted …

Robbery on a tanker, Peru

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Callao Anchorage, Peru. Four robbers, armed with knives were spotted on …

Robbery on an anchored cargo vessel, Banana Anchorage Area, Congo

Exact time not specified. It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on an anchored cargo vessel at Banana Anchorage, Congo. The robbers managed …

Robbery on a container vessel, Peru

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at Callao Anchorage, Peru. Robbers were able to board the vessel, …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Malaysia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a tanker whilst underway, 3nm South-southwest of Johor, Malaysia. A duty crew member spotted four …

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 1100UTC on 14 and 15 September 2021 …

GNSS Interference Report

User: Sateliets were tracked but not used,Deferential corr. was blocked. NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no …

UKMTO Notice - Air defence firing exercise - Pakistan Coastline

The UKMTO have been informed that firing with live ammunition by Air Defence units in progress from 08 until 10 and 13/15 Sep 2021 between …

Attack on a passenger vessel, Bonny River, Nigeria

Exact time and location not specified. Reports have been received stating a passenger boat was attacked whilst transiting the Bonny River, between Bonny and Onne, …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Ghana

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Tema Anchorage, Ghana. Six robbers, onboard a small boat …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that surface, anti-aircraft and depth charge live firing practice will take place between 0400 and 1700 UTC from …

Attack on an anchored supply vessel, Libreville, Gabon

It has been reported that a supply vessel anchored 6nm southwest of Libreville, Gabon was boarded by a number of armed intruders resulting in two …