Weekly Security and Risk Report 17/11/2021

MAST’s weekly security report issue 307 is available to read now.

In the Gulf of Guinea, there have been two reported incidents, with one believed to have involved the kidnapping of five crew. Additionally, ‘sea pirates’ have reportedly attacked a fishing community in Akwa Ibom State, stealing a number of outboard engines.

In the Indian Ocean Region, Israel has conducted its first joint naval exercises with Gulf states in the Red Sea. A report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime has revealed how Houthi rebels have been smuggling weapons through the Gulf of Aden. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka hopes for greater information sharing in the region to counter narcotics trafficking. In the Red Sea, the Saudi coalition has destroyed another naval mine, believed to have been placed by Houthi rebels. They have now destroyed 207 devices at sea.

In European waters, large numbers of migrants continue to cross the English Channel, but France and the UK appear to have reached agreement to prevent crossings.

To read the full report please Click Here.

Share this article

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

More articles from MAST...

Get in touch

Main Office: +44 (0) 1279 216726

Risk Consulting
Email: Riskconsulting@mast-security.co.uk
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 528

Physical and Asset Security
Email: Protection@mast-security.com
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 529

Security Systems
Email: Technology@mast-security.com
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 521

Maritime Security
Email: Operations@mast-security.co.uk
Duty Manager: +44 (0) 7827 359132
24/7 Emergency Telephone+44 (0) 1202 045 833

Skip to content