UKMTO has issued no Advisories or Warnings this week.
1. The United Nations Verification and Inspection Mechanism (UNVIM) is holding its fourth quarterly meeting in Dubai on Thurs 13th Dec 18. The event is a valuable opportunity for the shipping industry to exchange information and discuss the issues regarding imports into the Yemen ports of Hodiedah and Saleef. Companies can register their attendance at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fourth-unvimquarterly-shipping-line-meeting-registration52988263322
2. Vice Admiral James Malloy was nominated as the new commander of the U.S NAVCENT and 5th Fleet overseeing all U.S. naval operations in the Gulf region. He will also assume command of the Combined Maritime Forces in Bahrain (a).