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Office of Naval Intelligence ONI  - Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) Report #marsec #piracy #shipp

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

8 May - 12 June 2019

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

A. (U) No current incidents to report.

2. (U) Warnings and Advisories:

A. (U) No current incidents to report.

3. (U) Summary

A. (U) GULF OF OMAN: On 13 June, two tankers reported being attacked in the Gulf of Oman in an area south of Jask, Iran.

B. (U) ISRAEL: On 9 June, Israeli naval forces arrested a Turkish man in the Port of Haifa after he was found to be a stowaway.

C. (U) PHILIPPINES: On 9 June, a Chinese fishing vessel collided with fishing boat GIMVER 1 with 22 Filipino fishermen onboard in the vicinity of Reed Bank.

D. (U) JAPAN: On 5 June, local press announced the seizure of 2,450 pounds of amphetamines and the arrest of seven Chinese men because of a police stake out operation on the Izu coast, west of Tokyo.

E. (U) PANAMA: On 3 June, a dinghy and outboard were stolen from a sailing yacht anchored in Linton Bay. UNCLASSIFIED UNCLASSIFIED 2

F. (U) PARACEL ISLANDS: On 2 June, Chinese persons boarded an anchored Vietnamese fishing boat near Triton Island in the Paracel Island group.

G. (U) MALAYSIA: On 31 May, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier 13 nm east-northeast of Bandar Penawar.

4. (U) Counter-Piracy and Maritime Crime Announcements

A. (U) GULF OF ADEN: Government of Japan convoy schedule for June 2019. To apply for JMSDF escort, visit, please contact directly the Anti-Piracy Contact and Coordination Office, Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MILT), Japan: Tel: +81-3-5253-8932; Fax: +81-3-5253-1643. Email: (MSCHOA)

B. (U) GULF OF ADEN: China Navy convoy schedule for June 2019. For further information, please email:, or call Tel: 441 202 486 or 00870 773907298. (MSCHOA)

C. (U) GULF OF ADEN: South Korea Navy convoy schedule for June 2019. All merchant vessels wishing to join the convoy group must submit their application forms directly to the ROK naval warship carrying out the mission. The ROK MTG can be reached directly at the Escort Task Group CCC: 001-1-646-466-9521 / 001-1-646-466-9522, or INMARSAT: (001)-870-773-110-528. Email: or (MSCHOA)

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