Security Updates

Maritime Security Review (17 September 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 10 – 16 September 2018. This issue includes:

  • Review of piracy and armed robbery against vessels in Asia:  Monthly Review (August 2018)
  • Migrant rescues continue in the Mediterranean as the summer season comes to an end
  • Warning for vessels in Asia:  Incident alert regarding kidnapping of crew members in Semporna Waters, off Sabah, East Malaysia
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – In Yemen, the Arab coalition has seized the main road linking Hodeidah to Sanaa; Masked gunmen in Libya attacked the NOC Headquarters in Tripoli, Islamic State claims responsibility
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Maritime Security Review 27 August 2018

Maritime Security Review for the week of 20– 26 August 2018. This issue includes:

  • Rescue operations in the Mediterranean continue
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – In Yemen, Houthi rebels accused of storming World Food Program warehouse in Hodeidah; in Libya, over six tons of Hashish seized in Al-Khums
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Maritime Security Review (20 August 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 13 – 19 August 2018. This issue includes:

  • Rescue operations in the Mediterranean continue:  Italy again reluctant to accept migrant rescue vessel
  • Update situation in Yemen and Libya – In Libya, an MP injured as shots fired in row outside parliament; Aden explosion targets provincial governor’s convoy
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Maritime Security Review (13 August 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 6 – 12 August 2018. This issue includes:

  • Update on rescue operations in the Mediterranean
  • Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Vessels in Asia:  Monthly Review (July 2018)
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – In Yemen, fighting continues around Hodeidah
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Maritime Security Review (6 August 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 30 July – 5 August 2018. This issue includes:

  • Rescue operations in the Mediterranean – Spain rescues more than 200 migrants while Tunisia accepts migrants stranded at sea for two weeks
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – In Yemen, Houthis announce halt in Red Sea attacks for 2 week period.
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