Monthly Archives: March 2019

Weekly Maritime Security Report

26th Mar 2019
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff.   The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial     Peru: Robbers attempt to board vessel at Callao port 19 March Four robbers wearing jackets and caps attempted to board a vehicle carrier anchored at Callao port at about 0200 hrs local time. The robbers reportedly approached the vessel on a small boat and tried to board the carrier via the anchor cable. Upon… Read More

Armed Robbers Board Vessel Off Venezuela

22nd Mar 2019
Date Time: 21/03/2019 04:35:00 UTC Area: South America Status: PIRATE_ATTACK Lat: 10°11'2 N Lon: 64°47'4 W Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] Three robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored crude oil tanker at 0435 UTC in position 10:11.2N – 064:47.4W, Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela. Deck watch on routine rounds spotted the robbers and notified the OOW just before the robbers threatened him with a knife and stole his radio. Alarm raised and crew mustered resulting in the robbers escaping with their accomplices in a waiting boat. Incident reported to port authorities. Reported (IMB) 21 Mar. Source: UNID: 5676 Action: NEW Reported By: OL BRAVO Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

20th Mar 2019
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff.   The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial     Brazil: Robbers board bulk carrier at Macapa port 10 March Two robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier using rope at Macapa port, Amapa state, at about 0130 hrs local time. Crew spotted the robbers and informed the officer on duty, who sounded the alarm. The robbers reportedly escaped upon hearing the alarm.… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

13th Mar 2019
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff.   The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial   Iran: Navy claims to foil piracy attempt on oil tanker 07 March The navy claimed to have foiled a pirate attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, state-TV news reported. Some 11 speedboats reportedly attacked the tanker, which was carrying 150,000 tonnes of oil. Navy vessels reportedly fired warning shots. Authorities… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

6th Mar 2019
Seychelles: Container ship reports suspicious approach 145 nm from Mahe 11 February According to late reports, a Singapore-flagged container ship en route to Mombasa reported a suspicious approach at 1700 hrs local time by a vessel some 145 nm from Mahe, Seychelles. The suspicious vessel, which did not have an automatic identification system (AIS), attempted to approach the ship after following it for 20 minutes. As it approached, the master immediately increased speed, adjusted course and closely monitored the suspicious vessel. The master sounded the alarm and notified the crew, which closed all access to the accommodation, started the fire pump and activated anti-piracy watch. The vessel subsequently ended its pursuit. A second suspicious vessel was sighted on starboard bow at around… Read More