UKMTO Advisory - MV followed by 2 suspicious boats #piracy #marsec @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ #ukmto #shippi
ADVISORY NOTICE 003/OCT/2017
1. Category: SUSPICIOUS APPROACH
2. Description: At 1930UTC on 18 October 2017, an MV in position: 201530N 0665036E reported 2 vessels following her at a range of 50M for approximately 1 hour.
Nothing sighted in boats due to darkness.
Boats have subsequently departed MV but remain in the vicinity.
MV is SAFE.
Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.
3. Source: Phone call.
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.
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