UKMTO Advisory Notice Suspicious Approach

DateTime: 08/04/2018 07:24:00 UTC

Area: Horn of Africa

Status: APPROACH

Lat: 12°34’0 N

Lon: 43°22’0 E

Detail: Underway tanker approached by two skiffs at 0724 UTC in position 12:34N – 043:22E, Bab el Mandeb TSS, Southern Red Sea. Skiffs approached on the starboard and port sides, Vessel sounded alarm, and embarked AST fired flares and warning shots, displaying weapons. Two more skiffs sighted 20 mins later. Further warning shots fired resulting in skiffs stopping and turning away. Reported (Sources) 8 Apr.
Source:

UNID: 5390
Action: NEW
Reported By: OL BRAVO

 

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