ADVISORY NOTICE 001/NOV/2018 - SUSPICIOUS APPROACH
1. Description: On 01 NOV 2018 at approximately 06:00 UTC a Merchant Vessel in
position 1306.40N 04308.30E (Bab al Mandab) was approached by 3
small boats with 4/5 POB. The closest point of approach on the Merchant Vessel was 1 cable. The crew and vessel are safe.
VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION
2. Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone.
3. Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
This Advisory is not classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by UKMTO. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region. UKMTO is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.
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