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Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2014

By Sue Richards last modified Nov 25, 2015 03:34 PM
A summary of worldwide piracy, suspicious incidents, robbery and burglary reports sent to noonsite during 2014.

Published: 2014-12-31 00:00:00
Topics: Piracy Reports 2014

CARIBBEAN

British Virgin Islands
Caribbean, BVIs, Tortola East, Fat Hogs Bay: Armed boarding - February 2014

Grenada
Grenada, St. David's, Grenada Marine boatyard: Burglary - July 2014
Grenada, St. George's, Outside Lagoon: Theft from Anchored Boats - August 2014
Grenada, Clarke's Court Bay: Attempted Theft of Chained and Locked Dinghy - September 2014

Dominica
Dominica, South of Roseau: Boarding and Assault - May 2014

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burglary at Puerto Blanco Marina - January 2014
Dominican Republic, Boca Chica: Armed Boardings and Theft - December 2014

Haiti
Haiti: Solo TransAtlantic Rower attacked by pirates - October 2014

Martinique
Caribbean, Martinique, Fort de France: Mugged after clearing-in - February 2014

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, Fajardo, Puerto Del Rey Boatyard: Multiple thefts

St Lucia
Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: British Skipper dies in Armed Robbery - January 2014
Saint Lucia, Soufriere & Marigot Bay: Night boarding and burglary - October 2014
Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay Marina & Lagoon: Spike in Petty Theft - September/October 2014
Saint Lucia, Soufriere: Night boarding and burglary - December 2014
St. Lucia, Rodney Bay: Outboard engine stolen from yacht in boatyard - December 2014
Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Night buglary while owners ashore - December 2014

St Martin
Caribbean, St. Martin: Multiple crimes against cruisers - Jan/Feb 2014

St Vincent & the Grenadines
St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Bequia: Attempted break-in - December 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA

Honduras / Guatemala
Honduras and Guatemala Border, SE of Cayos Miskitos: Pursued by Suspicious Vessel - December 2014

Panama
Panama, Balboa, Taboga Island South: Cruising yacht at anchor attacked by armed gunmen – March 2014

SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil
Brazil, Salvador de Bahia, Itaparica Island: Assault and Robbery - March 2014
Brazil, Belem: Assault and Robbery - March 2014
Brazil, Fortaleza: Assault and Robbery - April 2014

Colombia
Colombia, Islas del Rossario, Isla Grande: Outboard theft - December 2014

Ecuador
Ecuador, Bahia Caraquez, Puerto Amistad: Burglary - June 2014

SE ASIA

Malaysia
Northern Malaysia: Attempted Boarding on passage - November 2014

Philippines
Philippines, Palawan, Rio Tubbataha: German couple abducted from yacht - April 2014

Thailand
Thailand, Phang Nga, Koh Hong Group: Burgled whilst ashore - February 2014

SOUTH PACIFIC

Fiji
Fiji, Suva: Same yacht, two robberies within a week of each other - June 2014

French Polynesia
French Polynesia, Bora Bora: Deck equipment stolen - July 2014

PNG
PNG and Solomons: Security
Papua New Guinea, Madang, near Krangket Island: Luxury motoryacht boarded by thieves - October 2014
Papua New Guinea, New Britain Island, Rabaul: Boarded and Robbed at Knifepoint - November 2014

INDIAN OCEAN

Gulf of Aden
Gulf of Aden, Yemen - approx 90NM SW of Al Mukalla: Attempted Piracy - October 2014

Madagascar
Madagascar, Deigo Suarez: Armed boarding and attempted theft - August 2014

MEDITERRANEAN

France
Mediterranean, SW Corsica, Gulf of Roccapina: Armed gunmen hijack yacht - February 2014
South of France, Cote d'Azure, Rade d'Agay: Night boarding & theft - June 2014

Turkey
Turkey, Gocek Bay: Theft at anchor near Skopea Marina - June 2014
Turkey South, Cavus Koyu (north): Burgled whilst ashore - September 2014

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