Weekly Maritime Summary 21 – 27 June 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 14 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 21 – 27 June 2022.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 21-JUN-22 – Boarding – Barge boarded at Muara Tengah, Indonesia.
  • 22-JUN -22 – Drugs Interdiction – 131kg of cocaine seized off Puerto Rico.
  • 23-JUN-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 600 migrants disembarked in Sicily.
  • 23-JUN-22 – Robbery – Tanker robbed at Callao Anchorage, Peru.
  • 23-JUN-22 – Boarding – Underway bulk carrier boarded in the Singapore Strait.
  • 24-JUN-22 – General Security Warning – MDAT GoG warn of an increased threat of piracy.
  • 24-JUN-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 231 migrants intercepted in the English Channel.
  • 25-JUN-22 – Drugs Interdiction – Two people arrested attempting to smuggle cocaine into Malta.
  • 26-JUN-22 – Maritime Information Advisory – Drilling platform attacked in Black Sea.
  • 26-JUN-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 75 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean.
  • 27-JUN-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 66 migrants rescued off Malta.


Boarding IncidentBoarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Drugs InterdictionDrugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.
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.
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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