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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, 12 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.

Attempted robbery on a container vessel, Indonesia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at Jakarta Anchorage, Indonesia. The alarm to the steering gear …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on a tanker whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore …

Attempted robbery on a barge being towed by tug, Indonesia

Exact coordinates not specified. It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a barge under tow by a tug in the waters around …

Passenger boat attacked, Nigeria

It has been reported that a passenger boat was boarded by pirates whilst transiting between Bonny Island to Port Harcourt. Nigeria. Seven passengers were kidnapped. …

Robbery on a Container Vessel, Democratic Republic of the Congo

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a container vessel whilst berthed in Matadi Port, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Three perpetrators …

Suspicious activity towards a tanker, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO have reported that a tanker was approached whilst underway approximately 335nm East of Socotra. Two small craft each manned by four persons came …

Tanker boarded, Gulf of Guinea

Clearwater are investigating an alert from the IMB, reporting that a tanker has been boarded whilst underway approximately 55nm South of Cotonou, Benin. The report …

Tanker indirectly struck whilst in Nika Tera Port, Ukraine

It has been reported in the media that a tanker was indirectly struck by what is believed to be a cluster shell whilst berthed in …

Attempted robbery on a hydrographic vessel, Congo

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred involving a hydrographic military vessel whilst anchored at Pointe Noire Anchorage, Congo. A small pirogue vessel …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will carry out surface, anti-aircraft and depth charge live firing practice between 0400 to 1700 …

Robbery on a tanker, Philippines

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Batangas Alpha Anchorage, Philippines. Duty crew spotted three robbers on the …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robber was spotted in the engine room of a bulk carrier whilst underway in the east bound lane of …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Brazil

It has been reported that three robbers managed to board an anchored bulk carrier at Macapa, Brazil. The duty crew spotted the robbers. The alarm …

Robbery on a tanker, Bangladesh

It has been reported that four robbers were observed boarding an anchored tanker on CCTV at Chittagong outer anchorage, Bangladesh. The Duty Officer raised the …

Attempted robbery on a barge being towed, Singapore Straits

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

Attempted robbery on a container vessel, Philippines

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at General Santos Port, Philippines. The report stated that robbers …

Attempted robbery on an oil tanker, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred on an oil tanker whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, …

Robbery on a tanker, Bangladesh

It has been reported that one robber managed to board a tanker whilst anchored off Chittagong, Bangladesh. The robber was discovered by crew members who …

Robbery on a cargo vessel, Ghana

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a cargo vessel whilst anchored at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. One robber was spotted onboard the cargo …

UKMTO Notice - Missile Firing Exercise, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Missile Firing exercise will be carried out between 0245 and 0530 UTC from 12th April 2022 to …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that robbers managed to board an anchored bulk carrier at Chittagong anchorage. unnoticed. The robbers stole the engine belonging to the …