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UKMTO Advisory Notice - Vessel Reported Under Attack on MVHF Ch16 - 03/01/17


1. Category: Incident Report.

2. Description: Merchant vessel owners/operators are advised that on 3 Jan 2017 at 1403UTC a MV was heard to report on VHF CH16 that she was under attack in psn 13 04N 043 08E approx. 30nm North of the Bab El Mandeb strait.

The incident is still under investigation and further updates will be made as more information is received.

Advice given for transiting the area in UKMTO Advisory 003/OCT/16 remains extant. Merchant vessels should proceed with caution and adopt a heightened state of vigilance when transiting SRS/BeM.

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

UKMTO Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215

Tel: +442392222060

Fax: +971(0)43094254

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