This week UKMTO have issued no Advisories and no Warnings.
1. Printed copies of BMP5 and the Global Counter Piracy Guidance are now available from Witherby Publishing. Contact Emily Christie at firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 1506 463227 to place your order. Copies are available for free, thanks to the generous support of: BIMCO, ICS, IFSMA, IG P&I Clubs, Intercargo, Intermanager, INTERTANKO and OCIMF. Electronic copies were released in June 2018 and available to download from the websites www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org and ocimf.org.
2. A joint maritime operation between the Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency seized approximately 3 tonnes of hashish from a dhow transiting the North Arabian Sea. See (a) and (b) for further information.
3. EU NAVFOR has welcomed the return of the German P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) to Djibouti on Operation Atalanta. The German MPRA will work alongside a Spanish MPRA in the fight against piracy. Article (c) has more details.