UKMTO MV Approached by Suspect Skiffs #piracy #marsec @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ #ukmto #shipping #terrorism
UKMTO ADVISORY NOTICE
ADVISORY NOTICE 001/DEC/2017
1. Category: SUSPICIOUS APPROACH
2. Description: Between 0715Z and 0900Z, on the 14 DEC 2017 a MV in position
13 56.50N 049 51.50E (60 nm SE of Mukallah) was approached by 3 skiffs. 3-4 POB on each. Skiffs last sighted in Psn 14 00.00N -050 06.15E. MV SAFE
3. Source: Email
4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
Mariners are recommended exercise extreme caution when transiting this area and comply with the self-protection measures within BMP4.
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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