UKMTO Advisory - Vessel Incident - Red Sea - Saudi Confirms 2 Tankers Attacked #marsec #piracy #Terr
ADVISORY NOTICE 005/JUL/2018 INCIDENT
1. Description: UKMTO has received a report that an incident occurred to a MV on the 242130UTCJUL18 in PSN 1447N 04144E
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise caution and adhere to BMP5.
No further information is available at this time.
2. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
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Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that on 25 July, two Saudi Arabia-flagged oil tankers were attacked by Houthis near position 14:47N - 041:44E, 70 nm west of Hodeidah, Yemen. One of the tankers sustained minimal damage. “Saudi Arabia is temporarily halting all oil shipments through Bab al-Mandeb Strait immediately until the situation becomes clearer.