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Maritime Piracy Report - Aggravated Robbery at Callao Anchorage, Peru - December 7th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after an aggravated robbery took place at Peru's Callao Anchorage.

Dec 18 2019

Maritime Piracy Report - Cargo Ship Robbed at Peru's Callao Anchorage - November 23rd 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates robbed a Cargo Vessel at Peru's Callao Anchorage.

Nov 27 2019

Master Dies During Bulker Fire

The Greek-flagged Bulk Carrier, ORE SUDBURY caught on fire in the late evening hours of November the 21st while anchored at the port Itaguai.

Nov 25 2019

Attempted Robbery at Callao Anchorage, Peru - October 12th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to rob a vessel anchored at Callao Anchorage, Peru.

Oct 21 2019

Three Fishermen Kidnapped by Venezuelan Pirates

Venezuelan pirates operating out of the island of Patos, have reportedly kidnapped three Trinidadian fishermen for ransom.

Oct 10 2019

Bulk Carrier Crashes into Pier at the Port of Imbituba, Brazil

The Panama-flagged Bulk Carrier, BUNUN ACE collided with a pier during the afternoon of October the 1st while attempting to moor at the port of Imbituba, Brazil.

Oct 02 2019

Bulk Carriers Collide in Brazil's Itaqui Port

Two vessels collided during the afternoon of September the 29th while engaged in maneuvres at the port of Itaqui, located in Northeastern Brazil near the city of Sao Luis.

Oct 01 2019

Aggravated Robbery Off the Coast of Ecuador - 22nd of September 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while transiting off the coast of Ecuador.

Sep 26 2019

Bulk Carrier Master Dies in Mooring Line Accident

The Master of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier, UNISON MEDAL, was killed during an accident that occurred in the morning hours of September the 10th while the vessel was docked at the port of Ilo, Peru.

Sep 12 2019

Cracks on FPSO off the Coast of Brazil Prompt Crew Evacuation - Oil Spill Detected

Cracks have begun to appear on the hull of the Bahama-flagged FPSO, CICADE DO RIO DE JAINEIRO according to vessel operator, MODEC.

Aug 27 2019

Fatal Accident onboard Bulk Carrier – 2 Dead, 3 Injured

The Marshall Islands-flagged Bulk Carrier, AP DUBRAVA had to interrupt her transit through the South Atlantic after a fatal accident on board the vessel saw two seafarers lose their lives.

Jul 19 2019

Master Turns off AIS and Sails to International Waters to Avoid Seizure

The Panama-flagged Offshore Supply Vessel, MARIDIVE 702 has sailed out of Aruban territorial waters, despite a seizure order that was issued against the ship on the 14th of July.

Jul 18 2019

RoRo Master Commits Suicide – Vessel Grounded and Hull Breached, Prompting Evacuation

The Chile-flagged RoRo Cargo Ship, COYHAIQUE had to evacuate its passengers after running aground during the early morning hours of July the 3rd.

Jul 04 2019

Passenger Ship Runs Aground, Sinks in Galapagos Islands

The Ecuador-flagged Passenger ship, Galapagos Majestic ran aground and sank during the morning hours of May 31st while transiting through the Galapagos Archipelago.

Jun 03 2019

Vessel Robbed at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil - May 31st 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil.

Jun 03 2019

Aggravated Robbery at Callao Anchorage, Peru - May 18th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while anchored at Callao Anchorage, Peru.

May 22 2019

Pirates Attack Vessel Transiting off the Coast of Ecuador - May 3rd 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to board a vessel transiting off the coast of Ecuador.

May 08 2019

Vessel Robbed at Callao Anchorage, Peru - April 26th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates robbed a vessel in Callao Anchorage, Peru.

Apr 30 2019

Robbery at Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela - April 26th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates robbed a vessel in Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela.

Apr 29 2019

Over Two Tons of Cocaine Found Onboard MSC Carlotta

Over 2.2 tons of Cocaine was found onboard the Liberian-flagged Container Ship, MSC Carlotta during an inspection that took place in the Peruvian port of Callao on the 23rd of April.

Apr 25 2019

Attempted Boarding near Buenaventura, Colombia - April 19th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to board a vessel in Buenaventura Channel, Colombia.

Apr 24 2019

Aggravated Robbery in Callao Anchorage, Peru - April 14th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was boarded and robbed in Callao Anchorage, Peru.

Apr 17 2019

US Blacklists Greek Vessel in Connection to US Sanctions in Venezuela

The U.S. Department of Treasury has blacklisted a number of vessels and shipping firms in connection to the US sanctions in Venezuela.

Apr 10 2019

Attempted Boarding in Ecuador - April 1st 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to board a vessel in Guayas Province, Ecuador.

Apr 08 2019

Pirates Rob Vessel, Assault Crew in Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela - March 28th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates boarded a vessel anchored at Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela.

Mar 29 2019

Pirates Board Vessel at San Pedro de Macoris Anchorage, Dominican Republic - March 21st 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates boarded a vessel anchored at San Pedro de Macoris Anchorage, Dominican Republic.

Mar 28 2019

Aggravated Robbery at Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela - March 21st 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates robbed a vessel anchored at Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela.

Mar 22 2019

Attempted Boarding at Callao Anchorage, Peru - March 19th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to board a vessel in Callao Anchorage, Peru.

Mar 22 2019

Taiwanese Fishing Trawler Sinks 350 Miles off the Coast of Brazil

Taiwanese-flagged Fishing Trawler, Jin Mao 101 sank following an engine failure that occurred on the 18th of March, approximately 350 miles off Buzios, Brazil.

Mar 21 2019

Pirates Board Vessel in Macapa Anchorage, Brazil - March 10th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to rob a vessel anchored at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil

Mar 14 2019

Argentine Coast Guard Opens Fire on Chinese Fishing Trawler

Argentine forces opened fire on a Chinese fishing trawler that was caught fishing within Argentina’s exclusive economic zone.

Mar 07 2019

Cruise Ships Collide in Buenos Aires Port

Two cruise ships belonging to MSC, collided in the port of Buenos Aires, Argentina in the afternoon of February the 20th.

Feb 22 2019

Peruvian Ferry Split in Two Following Collision with Freighter

Peruvian Ferry Men del Norte II, collided with the Antigua-Barbuda-flagged bulk carrier, BBC Zarate, during the early morning hours of February the 15th.

Feb 18 2019

Chinese Fishing Vessel Sinks Following Collision with Argentine Trawler

Chinese fishing vessel, Zhong Yuan Yu 11, sank in the early morning hours of February the 15th, following a collision with the Argentine trawler, Pesca Vaqueiro.

Feb 18 2019

BREAKING - Pirates Rob Vessel Anchored off Puerto Jose Anchorage, Venezuela

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while anchored off Puerto Jose Anchorage, Venezuela.

Jan 24 2019

Environmental Disaster in Brazil - Ship Owner Faces Potential £10 Million Fine

A large spill was detected in the port of Santos, Brazil. The spill, which local authorities believe to be fertiliser-based, allegedly originated from the Cyprus-flagged bulk carrier, Rook.

Jan 17 2019

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