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UKMTO - Armed Attack by 2 Skiffs - Gulf of Aden - #marsec #piracy


1. Category: ATTACK

2. Description:. At 0535 UTC 31 MAR 18 an MV in position 1357N 05143E was fired upon by 2 skiff, AST returned fire and skiffs moved away. Vsl and crew are safe. Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone

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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