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Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 5-11 August 2019

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Securewest International is the leading provider of worldwide security services, specializing in travel risk management for personnel at sea and ashore. Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world.

During the reporting period 5 -11 August 2019, the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded three maritime related incidents :


6-August-2019 - Attack (Attempted Boarding) - An attempt was made to board an anchored chemical tanker SG PEGASUS 3 nm NW of Tanjung Uban, Indonesia.

7-August-2019 - Robbery - Anchored chemical tanker CELSIUS RIGA was robbed approximately 9nm NNE of the Port of Nacala, Mozambique.

8-August-2019 - General Security Warning - U.S. Maritime Administration released Maritime Advisory 2019-012, Threats to Commercial Vessels by Iran Geographic Area: Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, and Red Sea.

Weekly Maritime Summary 5 11 August 2019

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Securewest International has specialized in global risk management since 1987 and is now a leading provider of worldwide security services. Our people are among the most qualified and experienced in the industry, with thousands of successful project days in the most hostile countries worldwide. 

We offer fully integrated solutions drawing on our in-house Maritime Travel Risk, Intelligence, Land, Risk Consulting, QHSSE and Response teams. 

QHSSE is an essential and measurable component of our service offering. Securewest has invested significant time and resources in developing a market leading standard in this important domain and in accordance with Best Practice. Securewest is LRQA ISO 9001; ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 28000:2007 certified.

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