The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 7 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 22 – 28 March 2022.
The following incidents were recorded:
- 22-MAR-22 – General Security Warning – MDAT issue WARNING 002/MAR/2022 advising of an increased threat of piracy off Nigeria.
- 23-MAR-22 – Robbery – Anchored bulk carrier robbed in Indonesia.
- 23-MAR-22 – Drugs Interdiction – 350kg of cocaine seized in Sri Lanka.
- 25-MAR-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 30 migrants rescued off Libya.
- 27-MAR-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – The bodies of two migrants recovered off Morocco.
- 28-MAR-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Spanish authorities land rescued migrants in Lanzarote.
- 28-MAR-22 – Drugs Interdiction – 15kg of cocaine found in Tasmania, Australia.
|General Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.|
|Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.|
|Drugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.|
|Migrant 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.
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