CSSN Monthly Summary Just Published on the Caribbean SafetyandSecurityNet.ORG

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CSSN NEWS November 27, 2017, CSSN announces an exciting new feature – Regional Piracy Infographics, and new Piracy Passage Precautions checklists, also customized by region. Piracy has taken on a variety of forms in the Caribbean in recent years. Our all-volunteer team has been busy and we are proud to announce an important and exciting new feature on our website …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-10-28 12:00 Country Name: Honduras Location Detail: disputed waters off Honduras/Nicaragua border EVENT: Piracy HAND: 1 Stolen Items: cash, phone, GPS, computer, dive gear, fishing gear, food, medicine, rum and many small items SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS:  A single hander departed Livingston, Guatemala for Isla de Providencia, Colombia. At noon, when about 35 miles offshore of …

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CSSN NEWS The Saint Lucia Times reports that 2 sailors have been rescued after their boat sank between St. Lucia and St. Vincent. Two people were airlifted to safety via helicopter after their sailing vessel – ‘Tyago’, sank between Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent, Martinique 1ere has reported. According to the publication, a search for the two began on Thursday, …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-11-01 23:00 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Ft. Sherman Shelter Bay Marina EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: One folding bicycle SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Whilst moored at B dock in Shelter Bay Marina, a black folding bicycle was left (set up) and on its stand in the vessel’s cockpit. At some point during the …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-11-06 08:00 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: San Blas Ustupu EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: 40 ft. of port headsail sheet SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: When departing, owners anchored just west of Ustupu discovered their port headsail sheet had been cut just behind the track car and the remaining 40 ft. of line stolen. …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-10-05 03:35 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Bocas del Toro EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: 75HP outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: 75 HP outboard was stolen overnight. the boat and engine were on a dock lift and both well locked. The power was off to the lift but thieves used an angle grinder to cut …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-10-05 03:30 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Bocas del Toro EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: boat with 40 HP outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: An in the water but locked to the dock boat in Isla Carenero was stolen overnight. The thieves were well prepared with cutting tools. The dinghy was recovered by police the …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2017-10-25 01:30 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Soufriere EVENT: Assault HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Cash and mobile phones, dinghy SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Guests onboard a chartered catamaran on an SMMA mooring in Soufriere, St. Lucia, were awakened at 0130 am when they were boarded by 4 men. 2 of the men were armed with guns, and 1 with a knife, all …

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CSSN NEWS Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Remedy: Replace Recall date: November 2, 2017 Recall number: 18-022 Description: This recall …

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