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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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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.

Robbery on a Container Ship, Bangladesh

It has been reported that four robbers boarded a container ship anchored at Kutbdia Outer Anchorage. The perpetrators escaped with a rope. All crew have …

Robbery on a tanker, Liberia

It has been reported that a product tanker berthed at Monrovia port, Liberia was boarded by unknown persons and had property stolen. The robbers escaped …

Attack on a bulk carrier, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO has received a report of an incident 85NM east of Aden, Yemen. The Master reports an explosion in close proximity to the vessel. …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Red Sea

The Master of a Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier has reported that two possible Unmanned Aerial Vehicles were spotted whilst underway, approximately 12nm Southwest of Mocha, …

Sinking of Russian Naval landing ship, Black Sea

Open-source reports state that Ukrainian military intelligence have said that Ukrainian special forces carried out an attack on the Russian landing ship Caesar Kunikov close …

Ballistic Missile Launch, Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that U.S. forces observed a ballistic missile launched from Iranian-backed Houthi controlled area of Yemen into the Gulf of Aden (exact …

Attack on a bulk carrier, Red Sea

The UKMTO has received a report of an attack on a vessel 40nm South of Mocha, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities are currently …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: 1. Vessel’s Name: Lucina Providence 2. Type of Incident: GPS Signal interference 3. Date and Time of Incident: 23 Feb 2024/ 1028LT ( 23 …

Robbery on a Cargo vessel, Lagos

It has been reported that up to ten robbers boarded a Marshall Islands flagged cargo ship berthed at Berth 9, Lagos port, Nigeria. They gained …

Robbery on a Container ship, Nigeria

It has been reported that up to ten robbers boarded a Bahamian flagged container ship berthed at Lagos port, Nigeria. They gained access to stores …

Attack on a bulk carrier, Gulf of Aden

The UKMTO have received a report of an ongoing incident approximately 50nm South of Aden, Yemen. The authorities are investigating. UPDATE 1: It has been …

Attack on a cargo vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO has received a report of an attack on a vessel 57nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities are currently …

Attempted robbery on a bulk carrier, Singapore Strait

It has been reported that there has been an attempted robbery on a Cyprus-flagged bulk carrier while transiting along Philip Channel. The crew reported seeing …

UKMTO Notice, Live firing Firing, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that firing practice will be conducted 50NM southwest of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Firing practice will be conducted on …

Suspicious Approach on a Cargo Ship, Arabian Sea

It has been reported that a cargo vessel transiting through the Indian Ocean noticed a medium sized vessel ahead acting suspiciously. The suspicious vessel then …

Attempted Robbery on container vessel, Bangladesh.

It has been reported that an attempted robbery has occurred while a container ship was anchored at Chittagong Inner Anchorage. The duty watchkeeper spotted two …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity reported, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received reports of heightened Unmanned Aerial Vehicle activity within a 30NM radius centred to the west of Hodeidah, Yemen. There are currently …

US forces shoot down seven Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open-source reports state the USS Laboon and F/A-18 fighters from the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group engaged and shot down seven Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the …

U.S. vessel destroys Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was observed and destroyed by the U.S.S. Carney observed over the Gulf of Aden (exact position …

Robbery on a Container Ship, Philippines

It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a container ship whilst anchored at Manila Bay anchorage, Philippines. Five perpetrators boarded the …

Attack on a container vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported that two missiles have exploded in the water 0.5nm from a Liberia-flagged container vessel transiting North in the Red Sea, approximately …