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UKMTO Weekly Piracy Report #piracy #marsec @UKMTO

1. UKMTO has issued no Advisories and no Warnings this week.

2. The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have issued new advice to merchant ship operators about the reduction in the boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ (HRA) for piracy, however they emphasise that a threat from piracy still exists in the region. The decision to reduce the HRA was made taking into account recent shipping industry experience, pirate intent, capability and after discussion with nations and military naval forces. The UKHO Maritime Security chart Q6099 will be updated in a Notice to Mariners and the changes will take effect from 1 May 2019. The new boundary coordinates can be viewed at the following link

3. A CMF/EU NAVFOR Industry Releasable Threat Bulletin (012) was released on 15 Mar, the IRTB can be viewed at:

3. EU NAVOR and CMF jointly released their latest Industry Releasable Threat Assessment (IRTA) dated 01 Mar 19. The IRTA can be viewed at

Download the full UKMTO report here

More on the new HRA boundaries here: ASKET Intel

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