Piracy - ONI Latest Worldwide Report

Monday, June 04, 2012

The Office of Naval Intelligence has issued its latest 'Worldwide Threat to Shipping' report for period 1, to 30 May 2012

This section contains summaries of worldwide maritime crime developments and incidents that occurred over the past week.

Details on each development and incident are contained elsewhere in the report – see link at end of this article.

ALGERIA: Bulk carrier was boarded on 29 May while berthed at the Port of Alger. 

KENYA: Chemical tanker boarded on 24 May at Berth No. 8, Mombasa Port.

PHILIPPINES: Tug boat boarded on 17 May at Talicud Island, Philippines.

ECUADOR: Container ship boarded on 27 May while berthed at the Contecon Guayaquil Terminal.

EGYPT: Bulk carrier boarded on 25 May while at anchor at El Dekheila Outer Anchorage. 

BANGLADESH: Tanker boarded on 22 May while at anchor 3.9 nm northwest of Patenga Point Light.

The report in detail is available here:
 


Maritime Security

Indian Warships Visit Port Victoria

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Seychelles and maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand and

White House: Iranian Ships' Actions in Gulf Increase Risk of Miscalculation

Actions by Iranian vessels in several encounters with U.S. warships in the Gulf this week are cause for concern and increase risks of miscalculation, the White House said on Friday.

Australia Warns DCNS after Security Breach

Australian defence officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines,

 
 
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