1. This week UKMTO have issued no Warnings or Advisories.
2. MARAD have released a Maritime Alert in line with the incident on 06 JAN 2018 detailed in our report 06-12 Jan 18. Further information at the following link: http://bit.ly/2Avp4pi
3. 41 pirates return to Somali after completion of their jail sentences in India.
4. Discussions to promote and enhance international cooperation in Asia against maritime crime, including piracy, took place in Singapore on 17 Jan 18.
5. Economic communities across Africa understand that maritime security and regional cooperation is key to boosting economic progress and protecting the environment.