Posted on July 23, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

Merchant vessel alerts authorities as it faces pirate attack near the port of Baraawe.

ADVISORY NOTICE 004/JUL/2018 ATTACK

 

  1. Description: On 22 July 2018 at 1422UTC a MV in position 01 06.32N 044 02.0E in vicinity of Baraawe reported being under attack. Attack has now ceased. THE MV IS NOW SAFE AND IN THE PORT OF     

            BARAAWE.

 

VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION

 

  1. Source: Reported to UKMTO via email.

 

  1. 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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