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#UKMTO - Irregular Activity - Vessel approached by four skiffs - Bab-el-Mandeb #Piracy #Marsec


Category: Irregular Activity

Description: At 1313350ZJUN17 a Merchant Vessel was approached by four skiffs with 6/7 POB in each skiff in PSN 1256.49N 04312.17E (Bab-el-Mandeb). Skiffs approached at speed and followed for 10 min CPA 0.5 NM. AST showed weapons and Skiffs dropped back.

Vessel SAFE.

Mariners are advised to exercise caution whilst transiting this area.

Source: Phone call from CSO and Master.

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.

UKMTO Watchkeeper


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