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UKMTO Weekly Piracy Report 14 - 20 May 16

UKMTO weekly Report 14 - 20th May

1. One Advisory released this week (001/May/2016).​​

ADVISORY 001/May/2016

Category: Suspicious Approach

Description: On 16 May 2016 at 0512 UTC in position 14 45.0N 050 58.0E, an MV reported that five skiff’s approached to 0.5 cables. Skiffs were black/brown in colour with between 3 to 5 POB, ladders were sighted.MV’s security team fired warning shots and MV took evasive action. Skiffs then opened between 1 and 2.5 nm. Source: Reported to UKMTO by phone.

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