WARNING NOTICE 001/APR/2018
1. Description: On 03 April 2018 at approximately 0915UTC an incident occurred onboard a Merchant Vessel in position: 1429.3N 04211.2E (Southern Red Sea).
On 03 April 2018 at approximately 0915UTC a Merchant Vessel reported an explosion in position: 1429.3N 04211.2E (Southern Red Sea). At present cause unknown. Investigations are currently ongoing.
VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION
2. Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone.
3. Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
This Warning 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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