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Weekly Intelligence Note 22 February 2021

Report Highlights:

  • Gulf of Guinea: Rash of piracy attacks prompts response by International Maritime Organization
  • Europe: High volumes of cargo causing severe congestion across airports and freight hubs in Western Europe
  • United Kingdom: Allegedly stolen truck overturns along footpath after police pursuit for Hijacking
  • South Africa: Cash-in-Transit vehicle left in flames after bombing by robbers
  • Bahrain: Health Ministry employees fined after negligence results in theft of 170,000 narcotic tablets
  • Thailand: Police operation results in seizure over 550 kg of heroin and 8 million methamphetamine pills
  • Brazil: Police recover stolen load of chocolate worth over R $ 400,000
  • Mexico: Armed cargo thief killed after gunfight with National Guard in pursuit of stolen truck
  • United States: FMCSA issues waiver exempting truck drivers from HOS regulations to speed emergency deliveries after recent winter storms