Posted on June 03, 2018 by Hannah Berry

Reports just in of an attack on a merchant vessel approx. 5NM West of Jazair Az Zubayr Island. Vessels transiting the area are warned to exercise extreme caution.


  1. Category: Attack
  2. Description: At 1512UTC on 03 June 2018 an MV in position: 14 57.1N 042 05.8E (approx. 5NM West of Jazair Az Zubayr Island) was attacked by a skiff with 6 POB.  The skiff fired upon the vessel and AST returned fire before the skiff retreated.  Vessel is SAFE.
  1. Source: Reported to UKMTO via email.

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