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30 Oct 2019

Weekly Maritime Summary 21 - 27 October 2019

The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 21-27 October 2019.

Maritime Weekly Summary

  • On 21-Oct 19 – Migrant and Refugee Incident - Migrant & Refugee incident close to the coastal town of Garabulli, Libya.

  • On 21-Oct-19 at 17:47 UTC - Boarding - A Bulk carrier was boarded approximately 5 nm West of the Port of Cigading, Indonesia.  

  • On 24-Oct-19 at 10:45 UTC - Attack - An offshore support vessel was attacked 7nm off of Port Gentil, Gabon.



Migrants and refugee incidents Migrant 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.


Boarding incidentBoarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.

Maritime Incident SmallAttack: An incident where weapons are discharged by pirates or pirate paraphernalia such as ladder, grappling hook, make contact with the vessel.

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