Indian Ocean Security Alert 005 - Explosion Reported on Tanker in Southern Red Sea

April 3, 2018
Michael Cleary

Date: 03-Apr-18                                Time: 0915 UTC  

Lat: 14° 29.30   North                        Long: 042° 11.20  East    

 

Event: General Alert

 

Southern Red Sea

It has been reported that an incident has occurred on a vessel, 48nm Southwest of Al Hudaydah, Yemen. 

UPDATE: OPS has received further information that the vessel is a tanker that has reported an explosion. No further information is available at this time. We will continue to investigate and update this alert accordingly.

 

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/UKMTO

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