Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 23rd January 2023.
👉 Incident trends at the outset of 2023 continue to be below global averages measured across the same timeframe in 2022. Incidents within Southeast Asia continue to present the highest frequency however continue to be dominated by incidents of low level maritime crime.
👉 Within Yemen, sources indicate that back channel discussions continue around a return to the original Truce terms between Houthi rebels and the Saudi coalition. Saudi spokespersons have since commented that the situation in Yemen remains stable with conditions set for an equitable return to the truce. Following the collapse of the last ceasefire Houthi rebels threatened commercial operators operating at Yemeni ports. Following threats two vessels reported being fired upon whilst attempting loading operations at ports on the southern Yemeni coast.
👉 Incidents within Libya continue to be centred upon Tripoli with a rising insecurity threatening a fragile peace. Eastern Libya and the oil crescent continue to present to lowest risk of instability with commercial disruption the most persistent risk to maritime operators at this time.