In light of the various warnings and now the mine strike of a Yemen Coast Guard vessel we will ask the authorities to inform the shipping community of the following:
What type of mines are being used
Naval or Improvised
Quantities available to the rebels
How are they being laid
Are any other areas in danger
Are they Tethered or Drifting
Surface or subsurface
Contact/ Magnetic/ Acoustic or other
Are they likely to drift in shipping lanes
What countermeasures are in place
What should MASTERs be alert for?
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