04 Nov 2019

Weekly Maritime Summary 28 October - 3 November 2019

The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 28 October - 3 November 2019.

Maritime Incidents

  • On 29 October 2019 - Robbery - Dinghy stolen in Grand Case, St Martin.

  • On 30 October 2019 - Boarding - Two fishing were boarded 50nm WNW of the Port of Al Hudaydah, Yemen.

  • On 2 November 2019 - Kidnapping - A Marine vessel was attacked and the crew kidnapped 9nm SE of Cotonou, Benin.



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


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

Kidnap incidentKidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.

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