The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 9-15 March 2020:
- 12-MAR-20 – Boarding – The anchored chemical tanker ENDEAVOUR II was boarded in General Santos anchorage, Philippines. Intruders escaped and nothing was stolen
- 15-MAR-20 – General Security Warning – U.S. Maritime 2020-006-Global-Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Advisory
- 15-MAR-20 – Suspicious Approach – An anchored MV was approached in Kwanda Anchorage area, Angola. Two skiffs carrying four and six persons, one weapon was sighted onboard of one skiff
|Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.|
|General Security Warning: Incidents which do not fit in the other categories, but enhance the situational awareness, e.g. flag state advisories or an attack on a non- commercial vessel such as a warship|
|Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown vessel.|
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