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UKMTO Advisory - 4 Skiffs 4/5 POB approached MV at speed Near IRTC Pt A #piracy #marsec @IMB_Piracy


1. Category: SIGHTING

2. Description: At 0720 UTC on 07 October 2017 in position:11 56.011N 044 43.46E (near Point A IRTC). 4 dark coloured hulled skiffs with 4/5 POB approached MV at speed to 0.7NM. Then turned away. Crew and vessel SAFE.

Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.

3. Source: Phonecall 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 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


Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215

Tel: +442392222060

Fax: +971(0)43094254

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017

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