Security Updates

Maritime Security Review (10 December 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 3 – 9 December. This issue includes:

  • Update on rescue operations in the Mediterranean
  • Review of global piracy incidents
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – In Yemen, peace talks begin with agreement to free 5,000 prisoners; Libya could vote on constitution in February
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Maritime Security Review (3 December 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 26 November – 2 December. This issue includes:

  • An update on migration incidents in the Mediterranean – migrants continue to attempt to cross the English Channel;
  • Update on security situation at ports in Libya and Yemen – in Yemen, shipments at Hodeidah Port are down 50%; in Libya, migrant flows slow to trickle in Sabratha.
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Maritime Security Review (26 November 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 19 – 25 November. This issue includes:

  • An update on migration incidents in the Mediterranean;
  • Update on security situation at ports in Libya and Yemen
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Maritime Security Review (12 November 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 5 – 11 November. This issue includes:

  • Spain rescues migrants in the Mediterranean;
  • Monthly review of incidents of piracy and armed robbery in waters in Asia (October 2018);
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya
    • MS RISK Assessment – After Hodeidah:  The Houthi Threat to Shipping in the Bag al Mandeb Strait and Red Sea
    • Yemeni coalition forces move close to Hodeidah Port
    • Libya:  Libya election to take place in early 2019; renewed military clashes in Tripoli, near Mitiga Airport
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Maritime Security Review (5 November 2018)

Maritime Security Review for the week of 29 October – 4 November. This issue includes:

  • Migrants continue to try to reach Spain as winter season approaches;
  • Asia:  ReCAAP has issued a warning of an imminent threat of attack by Abu Sayyaf Group;
  • Gulf of Guinea:  Advisory in place for vessels transiting in waters of Republic of Congo
  • IMB issues latest global piracy statistics;
  • Update on ports in Yemen and Libya – Yemen:  Saudi alliance sends over 10,000 Troops to Hodeida; Islamic State attacks town of al-Fuqaha in Libya, killing four
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