Weekly Security and Risk Report 24/11/2021

MAST’s weekly security report issue 308 is available to read now.

In the Gulf of Guinea, a fire at an illegal bunkering site in Rivers State has led locals to accuse some members of the security forces of being in league with the fuel thieves. In a related story, the head of the country’s Merchant Navy has suggested that his organisation is having trouble preventing oil theft and illegal bunkering due to outside interference. Nigerian media report that 90 vessels are being held by Nigeria’s Navy and EFCC, many of which have sunk due to lack of attention. 

In the Indian Ocean Region, Iran has seized another tanker, accusing it of involvement in diesel smuggling. A senior IRGC Navy Commander has also claimed that nine Iranians have been killed in action with the US Navy.

In European waters, large numbers of migrants continue to make the perilous journey across the English Channel. The story continues in the Mediterranean, where Italian Coast Guard assets have rescued hundreds of people in the last week. Tragically, loss of life in the region has also increased in the last week.

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