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12 Aug 2019

Weekly Maritime Summary 5 - 11 August 2019

The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period 5 -11 August 2019.

Weekly Maritime Incident Map


  • 6-August-2019 - Attack (Attempted Boarding) - An attempt was made to board an anchored chemical tanker SG PEGASUS 3 nm NW of Tanjung Uban, Indonesia.

  • 7-August-2019 - Robbery - Anchored chemical tanker CELSIUS RIGA was robbed approximately 9nm NNE of the Port of Nacala, Mozambique.

  • 8-August-2019 - General Security Warning - U.S. Maritime Administration released Maritime Advisory 2019-012, Threats to Commercial Vessels by Iran Geographic Area: Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, and Red Sea.



Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.

Attack: An incident where weapons are discharged by pirates or pirate paraphernalia such as ladder, grappling hook, make contact with 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.


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