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Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)  - Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) Report

Office of Naval Intelligence

Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) Report

Table of Contents

1.Scope Note


3.Counter-Piracy and Maritime Crime Announcements and Advisories

4.Details: Monthly Incidents by Region

5.Appendix A: Further Contact Information and Resources

6.Appendix B: Terminology and References

1. (U) Scope Note

(U) The Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) message provides info on piracy threats to, and criminal action against, merchant vessels and the shipping industry worldwide in the last 30 days. This report is produced primarily to inform merchant mariners and naval forces.

3. (U) Summary

A. (U) BRAZIL: On 5 December, Brazilian authorities in the port of Santos, found 225 kilograms of cocaine in a shipping container carrying a consignment of chocolates aboard CAP SAN LORENZO.

B. (U) TAIWAN: On 5 December, Taiwan investigators in Koahsiung seized more than 200 kilograms of cocaine and over 50 kilograms of amphetamine.

C. (U) INDONESIA: On 2 December, robbers boarded a heavy lift vessel anchored in Kabil Anchorage, Palau Batam.

D. (U) INDONESIA: On 1 December, robbers boarded an anchored general cargo ship in Banjaramasin Anchorage.

E. (U) ANGOLA: On 1 December, two robbers boarded an anchored product tanker in Luanda anchorage.

F. (U) SINGAPORE STRAITS: On 26 November, robbers boarded an anchored tug 4.1 nm southwest of Pulau Jurong.

G. (U) INDONESIA: On 20 November, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier in Taboneo anchorage.

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