1. This week UKMTO issued one Advisory, see page 3 for full details.
2. It was reported to UKMTO on 18 Aug 17 that a multiple number of skiffs approached a vessel to the west of Perim Island in the Bab El Mandeb (BeM) straits. Ref ADVISORY NOTICE 002/AUG/2017. Vessel and crew reported safe.
3. The international counter piracy efforts continue and are evidenced in articles (a), (b) and (c). 4. Legal action being taken against an alleged pirate six years on after the event. Article (d) refers.
5. Radio conversation that discusses the origins and history of Piracy including Somalia refer (e).