18 Nov 2019

Weekly Maritime Summary 11 - 17 November 2019

The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 11-17 November 2019.

Maritime Incidents

  • On 11 Nov 2019 - Attack - Suspected pirates attacked a supply ship in the Gulf of Mexico causing injury to crewmen aboard.

  • On 11 Nov 2019 - Kidnapping - Ten armed men attacked a passenger boat transiting to Port Harcourt, Nigeria, kidnapping four immigration service officers.

  • On 17 Nov 2019 - Attack - A vessel was attacked in the vicinity of Kamaran Island, in the Red Sea off the west coast of Yemen.



Kidnapping: Unauthorised forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.

Maritime IncidentAttack: 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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