Weekly Maritime Summary 8 – 14 Feb 2022

The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded 9 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 8 – 14 Feb 2022.

Maritime Incident Map

The following incidents were recorded:

  • 08-FEB-22 – Robbery – LPG Tanker robbed at Luanda Anchorage, Angola.
  • 08-FEB-22 – General Security Warning – MDAT GoG issued warning advising an increased threat of piracy.
  • 08-FEB-22 – Robbery – Dinghy and outboard engine stolen from yacht in Martinique.
  • 09-FEB-22 – Robbery – Vessel robbed at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana.
  • 10-FEB-22 – General Security Warning – MDAT GoG issue another warning about an increased threat of piracy.
  • 10-FEB-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – 220 migrants rescued south of the Canary Islands.
  • 10-FEB-22 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – French coastguard rescued 36 people in the English Channel.
  • 11-FEB-22 – Robbery – Underway bulk carrier robbed in the Singapore Strait.
  • 14-FEB-22 – General Security Warning – US Dept of Transportation issues warning to vessels in Black Sea due to Ukraine/Russia tensions.


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.
Robbery IncidentRobbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Maritime warningGeneral Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.

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