Gulf of Aden: Security Alert 22-Sep-17

September 22, 2017
Michael Cleary

Date: 22-Sept-17                              Time: 0721UTC

Lat: 12°37.00   North                        Long: 047°28.00   East    

 

Event: Suspicious Sighting

 

Gulf of Aden     

It has been reported that a vessel transiting the IRTC has sighted one Skiff. The Skiff had three persons onboard and weapons were sighted.

 

Vessels within a 100 nautical mile radius should increase their anti-piracy deterrents in line with Best Management Practices 4. This should include increased twenty four hour anti-piracy watch keeping and radar monitoring. Vessel hardening should be checked and where appropriate bolstered.

 

Source: Clearwater

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