1. This week UKMTO has issued no advisories or warnings.
2. EUNAVFOR continue their counter piracy mission off the coast of Somalia, article (a) refers.
3. Capt Yusuf Almannaei of the Royal Bahrain Navy assumes command of CTF151. Further details in article (b)
4. In addition to the anti-piracy mission the Australian navy also conduct counter narcotics operations. An insight into this aspect of maritime security is given in article (c).
5. The Calling Notice has been issued for the next MIEVOM which will be held on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at the Dubai International Seafarer’s Centre, al Mina Road, Dubai. As space at this venue is restricted, those wishing to attend should confirm their details to Dubaiop1@ukmto.org at their earliest convenience.