This week sees the 100th edition of the weekly report released under the tenure of Commander Peter Harriman RN, OiC UKMTO
To mark this event this release reflects on some of the things that have occurred over the last two years.
The last unsuccessful piracy attacks on merchant vessels took place on 17 Jan 14 and 13 Feb 14. UKMTO has reported 160 incidents which includes the release of 77 Advisories.
7 hostages were released from MV Asphalt Venture in Oct 14, 4 from the fishing vessel Prantalay 12 in Feb 15 and 4 from the fishing vessel Siraj in Nov 15.