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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.

Mica Centre issue warning to Israeli affiliated vessels in the Red Sea

The Mica Centre have issued a warning to Israeli-affiliated vessels crossing the Red Sea and Bab el-Mandeb Strait. The Mica Centre state that these vessels …

Robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that crew members observed unauthorised persons on the deck of a tanker whilst berthed at Wharf 106, Belawan Port, Indonesia. They …

Cargo vessel seized, Red Sea

The UKMTO has reported that they are aware of an incident approximately 50NM West of Hodeidah, Yemen. UPDATE 1: Company Security Officer reports they lost …

Incident involving a bulk carrier, Ukraine

Information has been received stating that the Master of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier reported being attacked whilst underway, after departing Pivdennyi, Ukraine (exact position and …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Peru

It has been reported that two robbers armed with a gun boarded a Bulk Carrier whilst anchored at Callao anchorage, Peru and stole ship's stores …

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 17th and 18th of November 2023. Safety …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline.

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live missile firing will be conducted between 03:00 to 05:00 UTC between 15 and 17 November 2023, …

Attempted robbery on a tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that three robbers armed with a knife managed to board an anchored product tanker at Belawan anchorage, Indonesia. The alert duty …

UKMTO Notice - Electronic Interference

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Masters who experience disruption to electronic navigation systems (GPS/AIS/other PNT) anywhere within the UKMTO Voluntary Reporting Area …

Suspicious approach on a Merchant Vessel

A Company Security Officer has informed the UKMTO that a vessel was approached to within 0.5nm by four armed personal on a small vessel 80nm …

Attempted Robbery onboard a Tanker, India

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a Singaporean-flagged tanker whilst anchored at Kandla OTB Anchorage, India. Up to ten …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval Ships will conduct live firing between 01:00 and 17:00 UTC on the 14th to the 16th …

UKMTO Notice - Industry Transit Advice, Strait of Hormuz

It has been reported by the UKMTO that all mariners should be aware of Industry recommended voyage routing guidance for the Strait of Hormuz, Persian …

Missile strikes Cargo vessel in Pivdennyi / Yuzhne

Open source reports state that a Liberian flagged cargo vessel was struck by a Russian missile whilst entering the port of Pivdennyi Yuzhne, Ukraine (Exact …

Robbery on a Cargo Vessel, Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam

It has been reported that robbers boarded a general cargo vessel anchored at Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam and stole ship's stores. During security rounds the …

Missile attack on Kerch port

Open source reports state that Ukraine launched fifteen cruise missiles on the Russian shipyard in the Crimean port of Kerch overnight. Thirteen of the missiles …

Nigerian Navy foil attempted kidnap attempt from a tug in Rivers State, Nigeria

It is reported that a tug towing a barge on the Andoni River, close to Asamara, Rivers State, Nigeria was boarded by perpetrators 'disguised' as …

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence officers ambushed

It has been reported that in the early morning (exact time not specified) whilst operating in the Bakana River, Degema LGA, Rivers state, Nigeria that …

Robbery on a Fast Supply Intervention Vessel, Angola

It has been reported that two robbers boarded a Fast Supply Intervention Vessel anchored at Luanda Anchorage, Angola. They were spotted on the deck by …

Robbery on a General Cargo Vessel, Indonesia

It has been reported that five robbers armed with knives boarded a general cargo ship whilst anchored at Lubuk Gaung, Dumai, Indonesia and threatened crew …

UKMTO Notice - Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) Activity, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that they have received reports of Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) activity in the vicinity of the Strait of …