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Pirate Action Group operating off Somalia
Issued: 1 day, 16 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
18 May 2024 - 00:30 CW Alert 014- (May 24) Indian Ocean Maritime incident Possible Pirates IMB
The IMB have received information from the Puntland Police, that a possible Pirate Action Group consisting of two boats crewed by both Somalian and Yemen nationals may be operating in an area off Garacad, Somalia (exact position not specified) since 1826UTC 17th May 2024. Vessels are advised to keep well clear of this location and exercise extreme caution if in the vicinity.

Unmanned Surface Vessel Neutralised, Black Sea

Open-source reports state that an Unmanned Surface Vehicle was found capsized and drifting off Romania (exact time and location not specified). The USV was recovered …

UKMTO Notification of Potential Electronic Interference

The UKMTO have requested that Masters who experience disruption to electronic navigation systems (GPS/AIS/other PNT) anywhere within the UKMTO Voluntary Reporting Area are requested to …

Anti Ship Missile Destroyed, Red Sea

Open-Source reports state that United States Central Command forces successfully destroyed one anti-ship missile in Houthi controlled Yemen (exact position not specified). No injuries or …

Cargo vessel boarded, Port Au Prince, Haiti

Open source reports state that a cargo vessel was boarded by armed aggressors whilst berthed at Varreux Terminal, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (exact time not specified). The …

Robbery on a Bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that three robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier berthed at Kuala Tanjung Port, Indonesia. They entered the engine room …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Anti Ship Missile destroyed, Red Sea

Open-Source reports state that between 00:49 to 0700 UTC the United States Central Command forces successfully intercepted an anti-ship ballistic missile and two Unmanned Aerial …

Electronic Interference, Persian Gulf

The UKMTO have received a report of a vessel experiencing disruption to electronic navigation systems (GPS/AIS) between 2 April 2300 UTC and 3 April 0100 …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Pls be informed that today, on 02 Apr 2024, during the day, vessel’s GPS exposed with jamming of the signals at the Port Said …

Attack on a Passenger Vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported that a vessel has been attacked approximately 150nm Northwest of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. …

Unmanned Surface Vessel destroyed, Red Sea

Open-Source reports state that United States Central Command forces successfully destroyed an Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist Unmanned Surface vessel in self-defence (Exact position not specified). It …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Attack on Eliat Port, Israel

Open source reports state that Unmanned Aerial Vehicle struck an Israeli Naval base in the port city of Eliat, Israel (exact time and location not …

Robbery on a Tug and Barge, Indonesia

It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a barge while under tow by a tug in the vicinity of Tanjung Balai …

Live weapon firing

It has been reported by the UKMTO that a live weapon firing will be conducted between 03:00 – 11:00 UTC on the 04th and 05th …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed, Red Sea

Open source reports state that United States Central Command destroyed two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (exact position not specified). One was intercepted over the Red Sea, …

Attempted Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery onboard a Liberia-flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait. Duty …

Attempted Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that the ship crew and security watchman onboard a general cargo vessel anchored at Chattogram Anchorage, Bangladesh, saw three persons in …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Naval ships will conduct live firing practice from 0400 - 1700 UTC from 01-05, 08-12, 15-19, 22-26 …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles destroyed, Red Sea

Open source reports state that between the hours of 0300 and 1956 UTC United States forces successfully engaged and destroyed four long-range Unmanned Aerial Vehicles …

Fishing Vessel Hijacked, Indian Ocean

It has been reported that an Iranian-flagged fishing vessel was hijacked by nine armed pirates, approximately 90nm Southwest of Socotra on the evening of the …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Bangladesh

It has been reported that eight robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier anchored at Kutubdia Anchorage, Bangladesh. The alarm was raised, the crew …

Attempted Robbery on a Drillship, Malacca Straits

It has been reported that while a drill ship under tow by an offshore tug, the Master of the tug reported seeing some perpetrators in …