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UKMTO Suspicious skiff sighted BeM #piracy #marsec


1. Category: Sighting.

2. Description: On the 10th August 17 at 15:50Z, a Merchant Vessel sighted 7 skiffs in the vicinity of 131238N 0425825E (Bab-el-Mandeb). 2 skiffs closed to 1 cable then withdrew. Vessel and crew reported safe.

Mariners are reminded to exercise caution whilst transiting this area.

3. Source: Telephone

4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.

UKMTO Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215

Tel: +442392222060

Fax: +971(0)43094254

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