The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 21 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 22 – 28 November 2022.
The following incidents were recorded:
- 22-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Suspect migrants land in Surfside, Florida, USA.
- 22-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Search underway for ten migrants off Gran Canaria.
- 22-NOV-22 – Drugs Interdiction – Indian Coast Guard seize drugs off the Tamil Nadu coast.
- 22-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Greek Coast Guard rescues hundreds of migrants in strong winds off Crete.
- 22-NOV-22 – Drugs Interdiction – U.S. Navy ship seizes illegal narcotics in Gulf of Aden.
- 22-NOV-22 – Robbery – Anchored bulk carrier robbed in Bangladesh.
- 23-NOV-22 – Boarding – Bulk Carrier boarded and robbed in Singapore Strait.
- 23-NOV-22 – Robbery – Dingy stolen in St Anne, Martinique.
- 24-NOV-22 – Robbery – Bulk carrier robbed at Guanta Anchorage, Venezuela.
- 24-NOV-22 – Boarding – Attempted boarding of anchored container vessel in Malaysia.
- 24-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – More than 75 migrants land in the Florida Keys.
- 24-NOV-22 – Robbery – Dinghy vandalised in St Anne, Martinique.
- 24-NOV-22 – Boarding – MT boarded after communication lost in the Gulf of Guinea.
- 24-NOV-22 – Robbery – Yacht robbed at Blue Lagoon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
- 25-NOV-22 – Boarding – Bulk carrier, CAPTAIN ANTONIS, boarded in the Singapore Strait.
- 25-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Turkey rescues 68 migrants in Aegean Sea.
- 26-NOV-22 – Boarding – Bulk carrier, LIBRA CONFIDENCE, boarded in the Singapore Strait.
- 26-NOV-22 – Robbery – Dingy stolen at Saline Beach, Saint Vincent at the Grenadines.
- 26-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Tanker rescues Cuban migrants in the Caribbean Sea.
- 28-NOV-22 – Robbery – Multiple burglaries in Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
- 28-NOV-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Migrants travel from Nigeria to Canary Islands hidden on ship’s rudder.
|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.|
|Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.|
|Drugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.|
|Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.|