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.