1. UKMTO Notice 001/SEP/2020 gives details of a Focused Operation off the coast of Somalia between 1 and 7 Oct 2020, further details can be found below.
2. The US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration released a Maritime Advisory on 22 Sep 2020 to highlight significant worldwide GPS interference reports in the maritime domain. Advisory ‘2020-016-Various-GPS Interference’ can be found at https://bit.ly/2G72StU.
3. UKMTO (Dubai) has resumed the provision of Maritime Security briefings to merchant vessels alongside ports in the UAE. All visits follow published Industry guidance in relation to COVID-19 and our officers will comply with individual commercial shipping companies restrictions as required.
4. Masters of merchant vessels not trading in the UAE or have restrictions regarding ships visitors can continue to receive the latest UKMTO Mari