Posted on December 05, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis
Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel noticed a suspicious approach while transiting through the Strait of Bab El Mandeb.
Category: Suspicious Approach
Date: 3rd of December
Location: Gulf of Aden, Bab El Mandeb
Position: 1232N – 04326E
A merchant vessel underway noticed a suspicious approach during the afternoon of December the 3rd, while transiting through the Gulf of Aden. The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, at approximately 14:50 UTC.
A skiff approached the vessel to within a range of 2 nautical miles.
Vessel & crew are considered safe.
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