Monthly Maritime Incident Report April 2024

In April, piracy-related incidents continued in the Somali Basin and Indian Ocean. MV ABDULLAH which Somali pirates had held since 12 March, was released after a $5 Million USD Ransom was paid for the release of the ship and crew. In what appears to be a shift in the Houthi area of operations a container ship was attacked and impacted by a Houthi suicide drone. Elsewhere, human migration events increased in the Mediterranean Sea.

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