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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 a Tug and Barge, Malaysia
Issued: 1 day, 14 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
14 Apr 2024 - 02:20 CW Alert 013- (Apr 24) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that there has been a robbery on a barge being towed by a Malaysian flagged tug along the Westbound Lane of the Singapore Strait traffic separation scheme. The crew observed up to four perpetrators on board the barge and a quantity of scrap metals were reported stolen. All crew are reported safe and the vessel does not require any assistance and is continuing to the next port of call in Klang, Malaysia.

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 26th and 27th of December 2023. Safety …

Irregular Activity, Red Sea

It has been reported that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy ordered a vessel to alter course to a Yemen port, 77nm …

Suspicious approach on a vessel, off Oman

It has been reported that a vessel was approached by two small craft 65nm Southeast of Duqm, Oman. The report states that the two craft …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity reported, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident approximately 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. UPDATE: The UKMTO have received multiple reports sighting an Unmanned …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle attack on a vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO have reported that an incident has occurred 54nm Southwest of Saleef, Yemen (exact location not specified).The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE: The UKMTO …

US warship shoots down four Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Southern Red Sea

Open-source reports state that between 1200 and 1700 UTC, the USS Laboon was patrolling the Southern Red Sea (exact location not specified) as part of …

Attack on a tanker by Unmanned Aerial Vehicle off Veraval, India

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident approximately 200nm Southwest of Veraval, India (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE: …

Hijacking of a fishing vessel, Somalia

The UKMTO have been informed by military authorities of an incident in the vicinity of Eyl, Somalia (exact location not specified). Clearwater have received further …

Suspicious approach on a vessel, Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report from the Master of a vessel, of an incident 80nm Northeast of Djibouti (exact location not specified). The authorities …

UKMTO Warning - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report of two Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) approximately 84nm East of Djibouti. The UAVs came to within 50 metres of …

Attack on an oil tanker Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 63nm Northeast of Djibouti (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE 1: …

Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 24nm Southeast of Mokha, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Attack on a vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 30nm Northwest of Mokha, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Incident involving a container vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 30nm South of Mokha, Yemen (exact location …

US and UK Warships shoot down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Red Sea

Open source reports state that during the early hours of the morning (exact time and location not specified) the US Arliegh Burke class guided missile …

UKMTO issue warning of an active Somali Piracy Action Group, Somalia

The UKMTO have reported that a Somali Piracy Action Group is currently active off the coast of Somalia. This notice is active until 13:00 UTC …

Attack on a vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 30nm Southwest of Mokha, Yemen. UPDATE: The …

Attack on a vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 60nm Southwest of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Suspicious approach on a vessel in Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 50nm Northwest of Mokha, Yemen (exact location …

Hijacking on a vessel, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in a location 383nm East-southeast of Socotra. The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO …

Incident involving a container vessel, Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have been made aware of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO have received a report …