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Suspicious Approach Warning Shots Fired 13 December 2018

ADVISORY NOTICE 001/DEC/2018 - SUSPICIOUS APPROACH

Description: On 13th DEC 2018 at approximately 0845Z a Merchant Vessel in position: 115708N 0450008E (Bab el Mandeb) was approached by a large number of fast moving skiffs with 4/5 POB.

AST fired warning shots. Crew and vessel are SAFE.

VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION

Source: Reported to UKMTO.

Any queries regarding this Advisory 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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