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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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Unmanned Surface Vessels and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed, Red Sea
Issued: 3 days, 10 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.

Irregular Activity, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that they were made aware of an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni authorities ordering a vessel …

UKMTO Warning - Uncrewed Aerial System Attack, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an attack by Uncrewed Aerial Systems from the Master of a vessel. The UKMTO have confirmed that the …

US warship shoots down two Uncrewed Aerial Systems, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that from 0700 to 1200 UTC, the USS Carney responded to a vessels distress call relating to an attack (exact location not …

UKMTO Warning - Uncrewed Aerial System activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report from the Master of a vessel of Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) activity, 62nm Southwest of Hodeidah, Yemen. Initial reports …

Explosion above a vessel, Red Sea

An open-source report has stated that a Liberian-flagged oil tanker sighted an explosion in the air above the vessel, whilst underway approximately 10nm off of …

Attack on Fishing Vessels, Nigeria

The MDAT-GoG have reported that there has been an attack on a number of fishing vessels off the coast of Brass, Nigeria. Armed assailants fired …

Robbery on a Tanker, Mozambique

It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a tanker whilst anchored at Nacala Anchorage, Mozambique. Duty crewmen noticed that the door …

Hijacking of a fishing vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that an incident has occurred on an Iranian-flagged fishing vessel whilst operating off Qandala, Somalia. The reports state that up to …

Irregular activity Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO has advised that they have received three separate reports from masters, informing of small craft acting suspiciously 54nm South-southwest of Aden, Yemen. The …

Drone shot down by U.S. Navy, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that a U.S. missile destroyer shot down an Iranian made KAS-04 drone near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait in the Southern Red Sea …

Vessel approached, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a vessel has been approached approximately 50nm South of Aden, Yemen. A craft with three personnel onboard came to within …

Attack on a tanker, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that the UKMTO have been made aware of a possible attack on a tanker heard over VHF 53nm Southwest of Aden …

Vessel Approached by two small boats, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a vessel was approached by two black and white craft to a distance of 0.5nm with eight persons in military …

Robbery on a container ship Manila, Philippines

It has been reported that the duty watchkeeper onboard a container ship whilst anchored at Manila Bay anchorage, Philippines noticed that the vessel's safety store …

Robbery on a container ship Manila, Philippines

It has been reported that five robbers boarded an anchored container ship through the hawse pipe at Manila Bay anchorage, Philippines. The robbers were noticed …

Irregular activity, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that they were made aware of an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni authorities ordering a vessel …

Cargo vessel struck by an aerial drone, Indian Ocean

Open-source reports state that a Maltese-flagged cargo vessel was struck by a drone whilst underway in the Indian Ocean (exact time and location of the …

Attempted Robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It is reported that four robbers armed with knives boarded a tanker whilst anchored at Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia. They threatened and took a member of …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: USCG LANTAREA was notified by the Health, Safety, Security, Quality, and Environmental (HSSQE) Manager for Seabulk that the U.S. flagged M/V GREEN COVE (IMO …

Hijacking of a fishing vessel, Indian Ocean

It has been reported that an incident has occurred on an Iranian-flagged fishing vessel whilst underway 90nm Northeast of Eyl, Somalia. Initial reports are stating …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing will be conducted on the 21st and 22nd of November 2023. Safety range: 14000 …