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Monday, January 21, 2019

U.S. Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) Report 17 December 2018 - 16 January 2019 and HORN OF AFRICA/GULF OF GUINEA/ SOUTHEAST ASIA: Piracy Analysis and Warning Weekly (PAWW) Report for 10 - 16 January 2019

Of special interest:
MEXICO On 9 January, illegal fishermen attacked and boarded a ship from an environmental NGO which was conducting a patrol in the Vaquita Refuge in the Upper Gulf of California.
More here:
More than 35 skiffs attacked a vessel belonging to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the international maritime wildlife conservation organization, in the upper Gulf of California on Wednesday, hurling “lead weights, dead fish, and even Tabasco sauce” at the ship.

According to Sea Shepherd, poachers aboard the skiffs also threatened the organization’s M/V Farley Mowat with Molotov cocktails, sprayed gasoline at the ship and poured it in the water around the vessel.




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