Weekly Maritime Summary 28 Sept – 04 Oct 2021

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 4 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 28 Sept – 04 Oct 2021.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 28-SEP-21 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 117 migrants arrive in Lampedusa, Italy.
  • 29-SEP-21 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 60 migrants disembark in Sicily.
  • 02-OCT-21 – Drugs Interdiction – 2.5 tonnes of cocaine seized in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
  • 04-OCT-21 – General Security Warning – Greenpeace activists arrested at Rotterdam Port.
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.
Maritime warningGeneral Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.

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