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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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Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Malacca Strait
Issued: 5 days, 6 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
3 Feb 2023 - 17:30 CW Alert 004- (Feb 23) Southeast Asia Robbery ROBBERS IFC
It has been reported that four robbers were discovered in the steering gear compartment of a Marshall Island flagged bulk carrier whilst underway off Pulau Karimun Kecil, Malacca Strait. Nothing was reported stolen and the crew are reported as safe. The vessel did not require assistance and continued her voyage to Singapore.

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a Marshall Islands flagged bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic …

Robbery on a coal barge, Indonesia

Exact position and time of incident not specified. It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a coal barge in the waters of Samarinda, …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a bulk carrier whilst underway in the Eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore …

Suspicious Approach of a Tanker, Bab el Mandeb

It has been reported that a boat with five persons on-board approached a tanker while underway approximately 41nm South of Mokah, Yemen. The armed security …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Both GPS no. 1 & no. 2 alarm keep coming, screen show's 'GPS LOSS OF POSITION' & GPS No. 1 screen show's ' AUG …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: "No Fix" displayed on screen NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no known anomalies that might …

Robbery on an Oil Platform, Mexico

It has been reported that an oil platform was boarded by up to ten armed robbers approximately 15nm west of Campeche, Mexico. The robbers remained …

Passenger Boat Attacked, Nigeria

It has been reported that a passenger boat was boarded by pirates whilst transiting between Yenagoa to Brass Island in the Bayelsa waterway, Nigeria. Eight …

Attempted robbery on a chemical tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that an attempted robbery occurred on a chemical tanker whilst anchored at Belawan anchorage, Indonesia. One robber was spotted on the …

UKMTO Notice - Air defence firing exercise, Pakistan coastline

The UKMTO have received information that firing with live ammunition by Air Defence units will be in progress from 13 to 15 Jun 2022 between …

Tanker struck whilst berthed at Ochakov port, Ukraine

It has been reported in the media that a tanker has been struck whilst berthed at Ochakov port, Ukraine. The strike caused damage to the …

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 to 1700 …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received information that firing practice will be in progress between 0500 and 1200 UTC from 30 May 2022 to 01 Jun 2022 …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: On 28th May 2022 at 1940Z during trading in ISKENDERUN/MERSIN BAY was noticed that GPS signal totally lost from (GPS1 & GPS2) simultaneously and …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that three perpetrators boarded the bulk carrier whilst underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Straits. The …

Attempted Robbery on a Tanker, Singapore Straits

It has been reported that three perpetrators boarded the tanker whilst underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Strait. The Master …

Skiff approaches a survey vessel, Bab el Mandeb

It has been reported that a skiff made an approach towards a survey vessel whilst entering the Bab el Mandeb from the Gulf of Aden. …

Robbery on an Offshore Supply Vessel, Bay of Campeche

It has been reported that an offshore supply vessel was boarded by robbers whilst anchored approximately 30nm northeast of Sanchez Magallanes, Mexico. Up to five …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Indonesia

It has been reported that four robbers armed with machetes managed to board a bulk carrier whilst underway in the Karimata Strait, Indonesia. The Master …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier, Ghana

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a bulk carrier at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. During an ISPS round the duty crewmember noticed …

Suspicious activity involving a sailing vessel, North of Bab El Mandeb

It has been reported that there is an ongoing incident involving a sailing vessel approximately 32nm Southwest of Al Hudaydah, Yemen. Initial reports state that …