Monthly Archives: June 2019

Weekly Maritime Security Report

25th Jun 2019
Select Maritime News Brazil: Authorities seize 800 kg of cocaine at Suape port 22 June Authorities seized 800 kg of cocaine hidden inside a banana container at Suape port. Authorities found the narcotics during a routine container inspection. The narcotics were bound for Belgium.   Libya: Coast guard intercepts 200 migrants in Mediterranean 22 June The coast guard intercepted some 200 Europe-bound migrants aboard five boats off the northern Mediterranean coast in three separate incidents. The migrants were all nationals of unspecified sub-Saharan countries, except for eight who were Bangladeshi nationals. Libya remains a major transit point for African migrants seeking to reach European shores.   Philippines: Navy intercepts boat off Zamboanga trafficking 100 people to Malaysia 18 June The navy acted on a tip-off and intercepted a boat carrying at… Read More

Crew Members Kidnapped Off Coast Of Malaysia

19th Jun 2019
Date Time: 17/06/2019 18:45:00 UTC Area: Asia Status: HIJACKING Lat: 5°6'19 N Lon: 119°12'43 E Detail: [Boarding/Kidnap] en men armed with high-powered firearms, suspected members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), boarded two Malaysia-flagged fishing boats at 0245 LT in vicinty of Lahad Datu waters, Sabah, Malaysia. The armed men in one orange/white speedboat and one jungkong-type watercraft abducted four crew from the first FV and six crew from the second FV. The armed men were sighted in the area of Pondohan, Tabawan, Sitangkai, Taw-taw, Philippines at approx 0330 LT. Philippine authorities have stepped up patrols and conducted pursuit ops to rescue the abducted crew members. Reported (ReCAAP) 18 Jun. Source: UNID: 5749 Action: NEW Reported By: OL BRAVO   Click Here to find out more about the unique services we offer. Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

18th Jun 2019
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: Attacks target two tankers in Gulf of Oman 13 June Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman were evacuated after an unspecified attack. In a statement, BSM Ship Management said all 21 crew members had abandoned the Kokuka Courageous around 14 nm from Iran. At least one crew member was slightly injured. Another vessel,… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

12th Jun 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     Indonesia: Robbers steal ships properties in Taboneo Anchorage 19 February According to late reports, duty crew onboard an anchored bulk carrier in Taboneo Anchorage noticed the forecastle store door broken into and ships properties missing at 2145 hrs local time while carrying out routine rounds. The incident was reported to Taboneo Port Control. Marine… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

4th Jun 2019
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 31 May Six robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier docked at Macapa port at 0125 hrs local time. Crew on duty spotted the robbers and alerted the Master who sounded the alarm. The robbers fled the carrier upon hearing the alarm. After the vessel was searched,… Read More