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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.

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 and 1700 …

Attempted robbery on a anchor handling supply tug, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that two robbers managed to board an anchor handling supply tug whilst underway in the east bound traffic lane Singapore Strait. …

MDAT - GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GOG has released a notice that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area until the 31st January at 2359UTC. …

Attempted robbery on two crew boats at Luanda Anchorage, Angola

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on two crew boats at Luanda Anchorage, Angola. Three robbers boarded the two boats before being …

Pirate attack on a ferry, Equatorial Guinea

It has been reported that a RoRo ferry underway between Bata and Malabo, Equatorial Guinea was approached by armed pirates in a speed boat. The …

MDAT - GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GOG has released a notice that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area for the next 24 to 48 …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Peru

It has been reported that seven robbers armed with knives and guns managed to board an anchored bulk carrier at Callao anchorage, Peru. They took …

Attempted Robbery on a Fishing Vessel, Indonesia

It has been reported that a robber managed to board a fishing vessel whilst underway in the waters of Sungai Pinang District, South Sumatra. The …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Brazil

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Macapa anchorage, Brazil. Two small boats were spotted approaching …

UKMTO Notice - Live firing practice, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that Firing Practice will be carried out on 27th January 2022 to the 29th January 2022 in the …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Venezuela

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Guanta Anchorage, Venezuela. Two robbers were spotted onboard, the alarm …

Hijack of a tanker, Gulf of Guinea

It has been reported by MDAT - GoG that a tanker underway approximately 53nm south of Abidjan is suspected of being attacked. UPDATE 1: The …

MDAT - GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea, Zone F

It has been reported that local fishermen along the western coast of Ghana indicates a group of people have put to sea in a local …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, India

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst berthed at Haldia Port, India. Robbers were able to board the vessel, …

Robbery on a bulk carrier, Brazil

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Macapa anchorage, Brazil. Four robbers armed with a handgun and …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Peru

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst anchored at Callao Anchorage, Peru. Three robbers were spotted onboard the …

Robbery on a crew boat, Angola

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a crew boat whilst anchored at Luanda Anchorage, Angola. Two robbers were able to board the …

Approach by three small boats on a tanker, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that a chemical tanker was approached whilst underway approximately 53nm south west of Aden, Yemen by three small boats with a …

Robbery on a crew boat, Angola

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a crew boat whilst anchored at Luanda Anchorage, Angola. Robbers were able to board the vessel …

Robbery on a barge under tow by a tug boat, India

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a barge whilst being towed by a tug boat, approximately 7.5nm Southeast of Alang, India. The …

Robbery on a group of fishing boats, Nigeria

Exact time not disclosed. It has been reported that robbers in a speed boat boarded a group of fishing boats whilst operating at the Brass …