10 March 2018 – Tanker Reported Missing off Cotonou

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

A report has been issued stating a tanker is missing after departing Cotonou. The tanker departed Cotonou on the 10th March 2018 on route to Port Harcourt. No further information has been released, OPS Global Risk Management will continue to investigate this incident and update this alert accordingly. UPDATE: It has been confirmed that the Captain and two crew members …

01 March 2018 – 5 skiffs where seen to approach an MT with high speed at BaM strait

Ioannis Vamvakas Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

On 1 March at 14.40 UTC,  5 skiffs where seen to approach an M/T with high speed.  Vessel implemented BMP 4 measures and PAST took positions. All crew mustered at designated area.  Skiffs approached the vessel 1000Y and PAST showed weapons. Skiffs turned away and followed the vessel for almost an hour . Ladders and drums were visible.  Vessel and crew are safe.   …

23 February 2018 – SUSPICIOUS APPROACH Approximately 160 nm from Somalia

Sea Guardian Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

While sailing enroute to Cape Town, South Africa, the ship was approached by a suspiscious boat with three perpetrators on board. The perpetrators fired upon the ship. The master activated the security alert button and instructed the crew to muster at the citadel. The master altered the ship’s course and increased speed to avoid the boat. The perpetrators escaped and …