Weekly Maritime Summary 1 – 7 November 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 12 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 1 – 7 November 2022.

Maritime Map Incidents

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 02-NOV-22 – Boarding – Offshore supply vessel boarded in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • 02-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Nine Cuban migrants detained in Florida Keys.
  • 02-NOV-22 – General Security Warning – North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into the East Sea.
  • 03-NOV-22 – General Security Warning – North Korea fires three missiles into the Sea of Japan.
  • 03-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Cuban migrants rescued off the Cayman Islands.
  • 03-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Migrant bodies recovered as boat sinks off Aegean coast.
  • 03-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 12 Cuban migrants arrive in Miami Beach.
  • 05-NOV-22 – Kidnapping – Three kidnapped from passenger boat in Nigeria.
  • 05-NOV-22 – General Security Warning – North Korea fires missiles into Yellow sea.
  • 06-NOV-22 – Maritime Information Advisory – Military firing practice in the Red Sea.
  • 06-NOV-22 – Robbery – Anchored vessel robbed in Suez, Egypt.
  • 06-NOV-22 – Robbery – Offshore supply vessel boarded and robbed in the Gulf of Mexico.


Boarding IncidentBoarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Migrant IncidentMigrant and Refugee Incident: This could involve Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, or information about a boat capsizing and people drowning, or an attack on the group.
Maritime warningGeneral Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.
Kidnapping IncidentKidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.
Robbery IncidentRobbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Maritime Information Advisory iconMaritime Information Advisory: Notable maritime updates e.g., Military exercises, Curfews and Advisories.

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