Weekly Maritime Summary 4 – 10 October 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 13 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 4 – 10 October 2022.

Maritime Incident Map as of 4 October

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 04-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Turkey rescues 143 migrants off Aegean coast.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 48 migrants rescued by private vessel in the Mediterranean.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Maritime Information Advisory – South Korea and US fire missiles into East Sea.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Drugs Interdiction – 50 kg of cocaine seized at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai, India.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Robbery – Dinghy stolen in St Anne, Martinique.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Boat carrying 40 migrants sinks off Lesbos, Greece.
  • 05-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Sailboat carrying 95 migrants sunk off Kythera, Greece.
  • 06-OCT-22 – Robbery – Moored yacht boarded and robbed in Saint Lucia.
  • 06-OCT-22 – Maritime Information Advisory – North Korea launches two missiles into the Sea of Japan.
  • 06-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – More than 80 migrants missing after two boats sink off Greek islands
  • 08-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 1065 migrants intercepted in English Channel.
  • 09-OCT-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 367 Migrants intercepted in the English Channel.
  • 10-OCT-22 – Drugs Interdiction – Drug smuggling network through Gioia Tauro port dismantled by Italian police.


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.
Maritime Information Advisory iconMaritime Information Advisory: Notable maritime updates e.g., Military exercises, Curfews and Advisories.

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