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UKMTO Warning - Suspicious approach #piracy #marsec


UKMTO WARNING 001/JUL/2017

SUSPICIOUS APPROACH

On 11 JULY 17 at 1120 UTC. A merchant vessel was approached by 1 yellow metal hulled skiff. There where 2x POB with weapons. The skiff approached vessel midships to within 1 cable in position 2531N 05725E. AST fired warning shots and the skiff withdrew.

VESSEL AND CREW ARE SAFE.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

UKMTO Watchkeeper

Email: watchkeepers@ukmto.org

Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215


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