- Category: SUSPICIOUS APPROACH
- Description: Between 0815Z AND 0830Z, On the 09 JAN 2018 a MV in position 12 31.00N 043 29.10E (Bab el Mandeb Strait) was approached by 2 skiffs. 5 POB on each with faces obscured. Skiffs aborted approach at 3 cables (apparently due to rough seas). Vessel is SAFE.
- Source: Reported to UKMTO via email and telephone
- Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0044 2392 222060 only for further information.
Mariners are recommended exercise extreme caution when transiting this area and comply with the self-protection measures within BMP4.