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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, 8 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.

Pirates board a Tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a Tanker has been boarded whilst underway approximately 175nm southwest of Brass, Nigeria. This incident is currently ongoing. UPDATE 1: …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst berthed at Lubuk Gaung Port, Dumai, Indonesia. Four robbers armed with knives …

Explosion on a Tanker, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report from a Captain of a Tanker that they have experienced an explosion whilst carrying out operations approximately 6nm Southwest …

Robbery on a tug boat whilst dead towing a bulk carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tug boat dead towing a bulk carrier, 8nm West of Kutubdia, Bangladesh. Ten robbers in …

Attack on a cargo vessel, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a cargo vessel was attacked whilst underway, 37nm Southwest of Bayelsa, Nigeria. A number of pirates were able to board …

Live Firing Exercise, Persian Gulf

The UKMTO has received a report that a live firing exercise will take place between 08:30 and 14:00UTC on 9th December 2020 within the following …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Brazil

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Macapa anchorage, Brazil. The robbers were able to board the …

Robbery on a Supply vessel. Abidjan, Ivory coast

It has been reported that a number of robbers managed to board an offshore supply vessel from the port side whilst berthed at Lagune Ebrie, …

Attack on a Tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a Tanker has been boarded by pirates approximately 125nm southwest of Bonny, Nigeria. This incident is classed as still ongoing. …

Suspicious vessels sighted near Point Alpha IRTC, Gulf of Aden

The Master of a tanker has reported to the UKMTO, that a concentration of up to twenty small crafts has been sighted approximately 9nm Northeast …

Pirate Attack on a Tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a Tanker has been boarded by pirates whilst underway approximately 200nm south-southwest of Lagos, Gulf of Guinea. The crew have …

Attempted Robbery on a cargo vessel, Callao Anchorage, Peru

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on an anchored cargo vessel at Callao Anchorage, Peru. The duty crew noticed a number …

Suspicious approach on an LPG tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that an LPG tanker was approached whilst underway 200nm South-southwest of Lagos, Gulf of Guinea. One small speedboat was spotted heading …

Robbery on a supply vessel, Angola

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a supply vessel whilst anchored at Luanda Outer Anchorage, Angola. The Duty Officer spotted a robber …

Attack on a Cargo vessel, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have reported that they are aware of an attack against a vessel approximately 35nm south-southwest of Nishtun, Yemen, Gulf of Aden. No further …

Attack on a tanker, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GoG have received a report that a tanker was attacked whilst underway 200nm Southwest of Brass, Nigeria. One white speedboat approached the tanker and …

Attack on a Reefer, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a Tanker was attacked whilst underway, 150nm Southwest of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Two skiffs with up to twelve armed pirates …

Suspicious approach on a tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported that a tanker was approached by two speedboats whilst underway, 85nm Southwest of Brass, Nigeria. The armed security team onboard fired …

Attempted robbery on a container ship, Sierra Leone

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a container ship whilst berthed at Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Port facility watch personnel spotted …

Pirate attack on passenger boat, Rivers State, Nigeria

It has been reported that a passenger boat has been attacked near Okrika, whilst transiting from Port Harcourt to Bonny, Nigeria. The pirates, who arrived …

Robbery on a Cargo Vessel, Conakry Anchorage, Guinea

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a Cargo vessel whilst anchored at Conakry Anchorage Area, Guinea. A total of six robbers, who …