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UKMTO Advisory - Armed Skiffs Approach MV in Red Sea / BaB


1. Category: Suspicious Approach

2. Description:On 03 October 2016 at 0650 UTC in position 14 01.37N 042 49.63E. An MV reported one skiff approached to 2 cables. The skiff had a black hull with 6 POB wearing black and white clothing, 3-4 weapons sighted. MV’s security team showed presence and skiff moved away. Vessel is SAFE.

3. Source: Reported to UKMTO by email at 030812Z OCT 16.

4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.

THIS ADVISORY is not Classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by UKMTO. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region. UKMTO is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.

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