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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.

Attempted Robbery on Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound Lane of the Phillip …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will conduct surface, anti-aircraft and depth charge live firing practice from 0400 - 1700 UTC …

Robbery on a Tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia. Duty crew on patrol heard abnormal sounds …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Indonesia.

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst berthed at Belawan Port, Indonesia. Duty crew noticed three robbers armed with …

Suspicious Approach on a Cargo Ship, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been a suspicious approach on a cargo vessel whilst underway in the Bab el Mandab Strait. The Master …

Irregular Activity in Aden anchorage, Yemen

It has been reported by the UKMTO that an entity impersonating The United Nations Verification and Inspection Mechanism for Yemen (UNVIM) has been directing merchant …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Live weapon firing will be conducted on 28th and 29th August 2023 from 0300 to 1200 UTC. …

Robbery on a Tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a tanker whilst anchored at Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia. Duty crew noticed three robbers armed with …

Sea mine explosion near Constanta, Romania

Open-Source reports state that the Romanian Navy deployed a ship and a helicopter to search for stray mines after a sea mine exploded and slightly …

Warning shots fired on cargo vessel from a Russian warship, Black Sea

It has been reported that warning shots were fired from a Russian warship on a Palau-flagged cargo vessel heading towards the port of Izmail, Ukraine. …

Increased Threat to Merchant Vessels, Strait of Hormuz

Information has been received stating that there is an increased threat of Iranian forces preparing to seize merchant vessels transiting the Strait of Hormuz, imminently …

Attempted Robbery on a Container Ship, Manila Anchorage

It is reported that eight perpetrators armed with guns boarded a Container Ship whilst anchored in Manila, Philippines. They took the duty crew hostage and …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that robbers boarded a Cyprus flagged Bulk Carrier whilst underway in the Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait. Crew sighted three reportedly unarmed …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that ten robbers armed with knives and steel bars managed to board a bulk carrier whilst underway off Tanjung Balai Karimum …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that four armed robbers boarded a Liberia flagged Bulk Carrier whilst underway in the Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait. The perpetrators were …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that robbers boarded a Liberia flagged Bulk Carrier whilst underway in the Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait. Crew sighted four reportedly unarmed …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that a robber managed to board a Marshall Islands flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound Lane of the Singapore …

Attempted Robbery on a Supply Vessel, Ghana

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a supply vessel whilst anchored at Sekondi anchorage, Ghana. A number of perpetrators …

Drone attack on Russian tanker, Kerch Strait, Crimea

Open-source reports state that the Russian tanker SIG was attacked and damaged by a Ukrainian seaborne drone approximately 17nm South of the Kerch Bridge, Crimea …

Kidnapping on a fishing vessel, Nigeria

It has been reported that a fishing vessel was attacked whilst operating in the vicinity of Opobo River, Nigeria (exact time not specified). A number …

Attack on a Russian Naval base, Black Sea

Open-source reports state that a Russian Naval base near the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, Russia, was attacked by two Ukrainian sea drones (the exact …