Posted on June 26, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

Vessels transiting the coast of Yemen are being warned to exercise extreme caution after a merchant vessel was approached by pirates in 2 speedboats earlier today.



  1. Description: At 0708UTC on 26 June 2018 an MV in position 133024N 0424342E was approached by 2 speedboats with 8-10 POB in each.  AST showed weapons and speedboats departed.  Speedboats had previously approached 2 other MV’s in the vicinity.  Vessel is SAFE.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

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