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UKMTO Advisory - Suspicious Activity - Skiffs Surround MV #marsec #piracy


1. Category: Sighting

2. Description: UKMTO has received information that a group of 9 skiffs with black and white hulls and 3 POB were sighted in PSN 1310.97N 04918.89E. Skiffs surrounded the MV at 0.6NM, vessel fired 2 warning shots and the Skiffs moved away. Mariners are advised to exercise caution whilst transiting this area.

3. Source: Email from Master

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 UK MTO. 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.

UKMTO Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215

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