UKMTO Advisory Notice Suspicious Approach





 Description: 01 Mar 2018 – An MV in POSN 1305.06N 04305E (Bab el Mendeb Strait) was approached by 4 skiffs, 3 white 1 blue to within 0.5nm. 4-5 POB each. Ladders and drums potentially sighted. Vsl and crew are safe. Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

 Source: Reported to UKMTO via email and telephone

 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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