1. This week UKMTO has issued two Advisories and no Warnings.
2. On 26 July EU NAVFOR/CMF published an Industry Releasable Threat Bulletin, IRTB 010 relates to an incident in the Southern Red Sea on 24 Jul 18. The IRTB can be viewed on the MSCHOA website at www.mschoa.org (registration is required).
3. International military forces have conducted out a number of initiatives this week in their ongoing endeavour to bring stability to the region, (b and c). Meanwhile EU NAVFOR airborne maritime patrols reached a significant milestone (d).