Weekly Maritime Summary 6 – 12 December 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 8 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 6 – 12 December 2022.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 06-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 103 migrants reach safety of Lanzarote, Spain.
  • 07-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Vietnamese vessel saves 154 migrants from sinking boat.
  • 08-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Three migrants found dead off Southern Spain.
  • 08-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 149 migrants arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
  • 08-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 50 migrants rescued and arrive in UK.
  • 09-DEC-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Migrants rescued in the English Channel by the R.N.L.I.
  • 10-DEC-22 – Attack – Vessel attacked in Southern Red Sea.
  • 12-DEC-22 – Attack – Vessel attacked in the Gulf of Guinea.


Migrants and refugee incidents SmallMigrant 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 Incident SmallAttack: It is clear that weapons have been discharged against the vessel or a clear attempt to board the vessel has been made by the attacking vessel (s).

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