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ADVISORY NOTICE 001/NOV/2017
1. Category: SUSPICIOUS APPROACH
2. Description: At 1300UTC on 08 November 2017, an MV in position 1230N 04337E (in the vicinity of Mayyun Island) reported that 2 skiffs with 7 POB approached at speed to within 100M. Boats have subsequently withdrew. MV is SAFE.
Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.
3. Source: Email.
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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