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UKMTO Advisory - Vessel Followed by Armed Skiff #maritime #security #marsec #piracy


Category: Sighting

2. Description: At 251411ZJUN17 a Merchant Vessel was approached by one dark hulled skiff with 8 POB weapons sighted in PSN 14 43.6N 042 05.6E (Bab-el-Mandeb). Skiff approached to 3 cables on the port of the Merchant Vessel and continued south. Vessel SAFE. Mariners are advised to exercise caution whilst transiting this area.

3. Source: Phone call 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

Tel: +442392222060 Fax: +971(0)43094254

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