Vessel approached by 7 craft Incident Type: - f. Suspicious Approach/ Activity Region: - Indian Ocean / Gulf of Aden / IRTC Authority/ Reported By: - UKMTO Date:-11/01/20:-Time:- 09:04 Position: - 12°05'24N 045°24'36E
Remarks: WARNING NOTICE 001/JAN/2020 On 11 Jan 2020 at 0904UTC an MT in position 120524N 0452436E reports a suspicious approach by up to 7 high speed craft with 4 POB on each.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.
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Unlikely to be piracy in this case, more likely fishermen or smugglers.