Weekly Maritime Summary 27 September – 3 October 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 8 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 27 September – 3 October 2022.

Maritime Incident 4 Oct

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 27-SEP-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Turkey rescues 118 migrants after Greek push back.
  • 27-SEP-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Cuban migrants come ashore in Pompano Beach, Florida.
  • 27-SEP-22 – Drugs Interdiction – U.S. Coast Guard seizes $85 million of heroin in the Gulf of Oman.
  • 28-SEP-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 23 missing after Cuban migrant boat sinks off Florida due to Hurricane Ian.
  • 28-SEP-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Sri Lankan navy detains 44 illegal migrants off Trincomalee.
  • 29-SEP-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Almost 500 migrants cross the English Channel.
  • 01-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Migrant rescued in small inflatable boat off Gran Canaria along with four recovered bodies.
  • 01-OCT-22 – Robbery – Dinghy and outboard motor stolen from Surfside Beach Anchorage, Aruba.


Robbery IncidentRobbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard 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.
Drugs InterdictionDrugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.

We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.

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