Fishermen Attacked – One Shot and Injured – At Sea Between Trinidad and Venezuela

Published on September 16, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 12: A 35-year-old Moruga [district in Trinidad] fisherman is hospitalized after being shot while at sea. Police were told that around 3.30pm on Tuesday, Christopher Granger left La Lune Beach, Moruga with two other men to fish. It was around 10am on Wednesday while fishing in waters about two miles off the Icacos coast that they reportedly observed a white pirogue…

September 16, 2019
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Greece Investigates Weapons Missing from Navy Base on Leros Island

Published on September 16, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 11: Greece has launched an investigation after an inspection revealed that weapons were missing from a navy facility on the Aegean island of Leros, its government spokesman said on Wednesday. Authorities found anti-tank weapons, ammunition and hand grenades missing from a warehouse on the base this week, according to officials. The previous such check was conducted last year,…

September 16, 2019
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Nigerian Navy Uncovers Illegal Diesel Depot in Akwa Ibom

Published on September 16, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 12: The Nigerian Navy in Ikot Abasi has uncovered an illegal Automated Gas Oil (popularly known as diesel) depot in Eket Local Council of Akwa Ibom. Leader of the team, Lieutenant Commander Umaru Sidi, made the revelation while handing over the recovered items to the state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday in…

September 16, 2019
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1,482 kg of Cocaine Seized In Export Cargo At Santos Port

Published on September 16, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 10: Customs staff, through risk analysis criteria, including non-intrusive (x-ray) inspection, selected a crystal sugar shipment to the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, for investigation. During the inspection, there was a positive indication of narcotics, increasing suspicions. Inside one container, 49 “contaminated” bags containing cocaine were found, totalling 1,482 kg. This was the second largest cocaine seizure of the…

September 16, 2019
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Attempted Theft Aboard Chemical Tanker at Tanjung Uban Anchorage, Indonesia

Published on September 12, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments August 07, 03:00 LT: While at anchor at Tanjung Uban anchorage , Pulau Bintan, three perpetrators using grappling hooks attempted to board the chemical tanker SG PEGASUS (IMO #9494876) from a small craft with outboard engine. Upon sighting of the perpetrators, the crew sounded the ship’s horn and general alarm. The perpetrators subsequently aborted the attempt. The crew was…

September 12, 2019
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Theft Aboard Anchored Tanker Near Bandar Penawar, Malaysia

Published on September 12, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 08, 09:08 UTC: Around 15nm East of Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia (01:34.6N – 104:30.9E) three persons boarded an anchored tanker via the anchor cable. They stole the forward liferaft, ship’s properties and stores and escaped. The theft was noticed through the CCTV recording. Source: ICC Tags:  Bandar, Malaysia, Penawar, successful boarding, theft

September 12, 2019
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49kg of Cocaine Discovered Amongst Iron Ore Shipment On Cargo Vessel in Mexican Port of Altamira

Published on September 10, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 05: The Mexican Naval Forces busted two packages containing cocaine from a cargoship in Altamira port, Mexico. According to the navy, the forces located 49 kg among iron ore at the carrier’s cargo. According to local sources, the Cyprus-flagged general cargo vessel arrived at the port of Altamira on September 5 from Colombia’s Barranquilla port. After arriving at the…

September 10, 2019
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R85 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized Amongst Container of Bananas at Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Published on September 10, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments September 08: More than R85 million worth of narcotics was seized at Port Elizabeth Harbour (Ngqura Port) over the weekend, following an intelligence-driven operation that focused on a vessel from Ecuador, South America. The operation was conducted from intelligence that two containers were suspected of having narcotics on board. The targeted containers were removed to the container depot and…

September 10, 2019
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Ship’s Stores Theft Aboard Tanker in Port au Prince in May 2019

Published on September 10, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 15 2019, 07:00 UTC: Two armed robbers boarded a berthed tanker at Martissant Terminal in Port au Prince using a hook attached to a rope. Duty crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm resulting in the robbers escaping with ship’s stores. Incident reported to PFSO. Source: ICC Tags:  Haiti, Port au Prince, ship stores theft, successful boarding,…

September 10, 2019
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Theft Aboard Bulk Carrier at Sandakan Port, Malaysia

Published on September 9, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments August 27 12:25 UTC: During routines round at Sandakan Port, a duty AB onboard a berthed bulk carrier noticed two unauthorized persons on the forecastle and raised the alarm. Seeing alerted crew, the unauthorized persons jumped overboard and escaped in a boat alongside the vessel with another person. Upon investigation, ship’s properties reported stolen. Incident reported to local police….

September 9, 2019
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