UKMTO Advisory - Armed Attack ivo Socotra Island #piracy #marsec @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ #ukmto #shipping
ADVISORY NOTICE 004/OCT/2017
1. Category: REPORTED ATTACK
2. Description: Reports received by UKMTO that at 0748UTC on 24 October 2017, a Wooden Vessel in position: 1150.0N 05435.0E, (IVO SOCOTRA ISLAND) was attacked by Pirates. Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.
3. Source: 3rd Party Reports.
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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