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Unmanned Surface Vessels and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed, Red Sea
Issued: 3 days, 9 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
11 Jul 2024 - 00:01 CWD Notification 007- (Jul 24) Indian Ocean OSINT MILITANTS Open source
Open-source reports state that in the past 24 hours, U.S. Central Command forces have successfully destroyed five Houthi Unmanned Surface Vessels in the Red Sea and two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the Red Sea (exact time and position not specified). U.S. Central Command forces have also successfully destroyed one Unmanned Surface Vessel in a Houthi controlled area of Yemen. It was determined that these Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Surface Vehicles presented an imminent threat to U.S. Forces, Coalition Forces, and merchant vessels in the region.

Robbery on a supply vessel, Angola

It has been reported that there has been a robbery on a supply vessel whilst anchored at Soyo outer anchorage, Angola (exact time not specified). …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Bangladesh

It has been reported that the deck officer onboard a tanker anchored at Chattogram Anchorage, Bangladesh identified a small radar target close to the vessel. …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline.

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing will be conducted on the 16th, 17th and 18th of January 2024. Safety range: …

Suspicious approach on a cargo vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported to the UKMTO that there has been an approach on a merchant vessel involving two small craft 23 NM North West …

Missile fired towards USS Laboon, Red Sea

Open source reports state that the Houthis fired an anti-ship cruise missile towards the USS Laboon, which was operating in the Red Sea (exact location …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that the duty security patrol onboard a tanker anchored at Dumai anchorage, Indonesia, noticed five unauthorised persons attempting to board the …

Attack on a tanker, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have issued a notice informing that they are aware of an incident approximately 90nm Southeast of Aden, Yemen. UPDATE 1: The Master has …

Suspicious Approach on a vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported to the UKMTO that there have been multiple reports of small boats approaching merchant shipping approximately 80nm South East of Aden, …

Joint Statement on Strikes against Houthi Military Targets, Yemen

The UKMTO have issued a notice stating that they are aware of the Joint Statement on strikes against Houthi military targets in Yemen. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/joint-statement-on-strikes-against-ho... Vessels …

Two Yemeni Fishing boats Hijacked, Indian Ocean

It has been reported that two Yemeni Fishing boats were hijacked near Maraya on the Somali coast. UPDATE: Further investigations have provided no further information …

Tanker seized, Gulf of Oman

The UKMTO have reported that a vessel has been boarded by unauthorised persons 50nm East of Sohar, Oman. The Company Security Officer informed the UKMTO …

Ballistic Missile Strike, Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that the Houthis fired an anti-ship ballistic missile into the international shipping lanes in the Gulf of Aden. A merchant vessel …

Attack on a bulk carrier, Southern Red Sea

It has been reported that a vessel was attacked whilst underway approximately 13nm Southwest of Dhubab, Yemen. Three small boats reportedly fired two projectiles at …

Attempted Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that the crew sighted five robbers, one armed with a knife in the engine room of a Panama flagged Bulk Carrier …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity reported, Red Sea

The UKMTO have reported that an incident has occurred 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact location not specified).The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE 1: The …

Live firing practice, Pakistan coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing is scheduled between 0200 to 1300 UTC on 12 and 13 January 2024 in …

Robbery on a tanker, Angola

It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a crude oil tanker anchored at Luanda anchorage, Angola. Up to four perpetrators boarded …

Suspicious Approach on a Vessel, Bab El Mandeb

It has been reported to the UKMTO that there has been a suspicious approach on a vessel approximately 50nm Southeast of Al Mukha, Yemen. Two …

Robbery on a tanker, Angola

It has been reported by the Master of a tanker that an attempted robbery occurred whilst anchored at Luanda anchorage, Angola. Five robbers were able …

Suspicious Approach on an oil tanker, Bab El Mandeb

It has been reported that a merchant vessel was approached within 1nm by six small craft approximately 50nm Southeast of Mocha, Yemen. There were no …

US warship shoots down an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Southern Red Sea

Open source reports state that the USS Laboon was patrolling international waters in the Southern Red Sea (exact position unknown) and shot down an unmanned …