01 May 2018
1. Category: Planned Abduction of Crew
2. Description: The ReCAAP-ISC received information from Philippine Focal Point
about the planned kidnapping by the members of Abu Sayyaf. The group will be
using a blue 3-Engine Speedboat and expected to be underway to SABAH within
the next 24hours.
All Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution when
transiting in the waters in Lahad Datu and surrounding waters in Sabah.
3. Source: Philippine Focal Point
4. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the area.
5. Any verified information on this incident is appreciated.
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