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UKMTO Advisory - Merchant Vessel attacked by a skiff with 6 POB - Red Sea - #marsec #piracy


1. Category: ATTACK

2. Description: At 1512UTC on 03 June 2018 an MV in position: 14 57.1N 042 05.8E (approx. 5NM West of Jazair Az Zubayr Island) was attacked by a skiff with 6 POB. The skiff fired upon the vessel and AST returned fire before the skiff retreated. Vessel is SAFE.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Reported to UKMTO via email.

4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.

UKMTO Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215

Tel: +442392222060

Fax: +971(0)43094254

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