Weekly Maritime Summary 5 – 11 July 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 10 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 5 – 11 July 2022.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 05-JUL-22 – Drugs Interdiction – Nearly two tonnes of cocaine seized in Peru.
  • 05-JUL-22 – Boarding – Yacht boarded in Rio Dulce, Guatemala.
  • 06-JUL-22 – Robbery – Dinghy stolen in Rio Dulce, Guatemala.
  • 07-JUL-22 – Robbery – Gas bottle stolen from yacht in Panama.
  • 07-JUL-22 – General Security Warning – Increased threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • 08-JUL-22 – Boarding – Underway tanker boarded in Singapore Straits.
  • 08-JUL-22 – Robbery – Armed robbery of catamaran in St Lucia.
  • 08-JUL-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 20 migrants intercepted in the English Channel.
  • 10-JUL-22 – Robbery – Unlocked dinghy stolen in Red Frog Bay, Panama.
  • 11-JUL-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 100 migrants arrive in Dover, UK.


Boarding IncidentBoarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
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.
Maritime warningGeneral Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.
Drugs InterdictionDrugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.

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