Incident Type: - a. Maritime Alert
Region: - Indian Ocean / Gulf of Aden / IRTC
Authority/ Reported By: - UKMTO
Position: - 12° 28N, 043° 34E
ADVISORY NOTICE 001/SEP/2020
ADVISORY NOTICE 002/SEP/2020
1. Category: Activity
2. Description: UKMTO is aware MVs are being hailed over VHF asking for vessels details in and around position 12 28N 043 34E (IVO Bab el Mandeb). We have been made aware by industry that the Yemeni coastguard are coordinating increased patrols and VHF hailing’s with merchant vessels and we are working with the Yemeni coastguard to ascertain whether this incident is related to this routine activity. This information is being made available for company awareness. Vessels are requested to report any such contact to UKMTO (by Email or Phone).
VESSELS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA
3. Source: Industry information
4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
Emergency Tel: +44 (0)2392 222060
Emergency Tel: +971 5055 23215