Posted on November 02, 2018 by Ilias Kiritsis

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution as a Merchant Vessel was approached by 3 suspicious boats near the straight of Bab-Al-Mandab. Crew and vessel are presumed safe.

 

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

 

  1. Source: Reported to UKMTO via telephone.

 

  1. Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.

 

 

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