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UKMTO Warning- Vessel Approached by Skiffs #marsec #piracy

WARNING 001/MAY/2017

On the 1st May 2017 13:00Z an MV was approached in psn 1208N 04416E by 5 Skiffs with 5 POB in each Skiff, x4 approached to port at 25kts and the other approached to starboard, the starboard skiff closed to 0.2NM. AST fired warning shots at starboard Skiff at which point all 5 skiffs turned away, vessel and crew are safe.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

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