31 Dec 2020 – A M/T whilst in the vicinity of the KAZ Anchorage a limpet mine was placed on the hull of the vessel

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

It has been reported to UKMTO that on 31 DEC 2020 whilst in the vicinity of the KAZ Anchorage a limpet mine was placed on the hull of the vessel. Vessels who have visited the anchorage recently are advised to conduct a visual check of their hull above and where possible below the waterline UPDATE: It has been reported to …

30 Dec 2020 – M/T reported being approached by one small fast craft in position 100 nm S of Brass, Nigeria

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

29 DEC 20 at 1640 UTC. MT reported being approached by one small fast craft with five armed persons on board, ladder sighted. Master carried out evasive manoeuvres, the approach was aborted. Crew and vessel are SAFE. Position: 0244N 00624E (100 Nm South of Brass, Nigeria) Source: Third Party email/and vessel’s Master. Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when …

19 Dec 2020 – A M/V has been boarded by an unknown number of attackers in position 85 nm S of Brass Terminal

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

TIME: 19 Dec 2020 1406UTC. An MV has been boarded by an unknown number of attackers. Incident is still on going POSITION: in the vicinity of 0239N 00614E (85 Nm south of Brass Terminal) UPDATE 001: Incident is now complete vessel and crew are safe SOURCE: CSO Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution Source : MDAT-GOG …

18 Dec 2020 – WARNING 007/DEC/2020

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

WARNING 007/DEC/2020 CATEGORY: ATTACK (Highly Likely)– Active Pirate Action Group TIME: 18 Dec 2020 1200UTC. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that a Pirate Action Group is likely to be active in the vicinity of 0217N 00354E  in the areas E and D between 181200UTC and 190800UTC. All vessels operating in the region are advised to be extremely vigilant. POSITION: …

17 Dec 2020 – MDAT-GOG NOTICE 001/DEC/2020

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Updates

MDAT-GOG NOTICE 001/DEC/2020 – UPDATE 1 Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG by RELIABLE SOURCES Description: MDAT-GOG has been informed of a HIGH RISK maritime incident in the coming hours and days in the following AREA’S F/E/D. We highly recommend to the seafarer community and ships transiting in these areas to exercise a sharp look-out and apply BMP WA procedure. This information …

13 Dec 2020 – A M/T has experienced an explosion in position 6nm SW of Jeddah, whist carrying out operations.

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

Category: INCIDENT At 132211ZDEC20 UKMTO is aware a MT has experienced an explosion in position 212353N 0390517E whist carrying out operations. Investigations are ongoing. Source: MASTER UPDATE 01: There are also unconfirmed reports of a second vessel being involved in an incident. Investigations are ongoing. UKMTO has been informed that the Port of Jeddah is closed, duration unknown. UPDATE 02: …