Date: 21-Nov-17 Time: 1940 UTC
Lat: 14°08.70 North Long: 048°57.30 East
Event: Vessel Attacked
Gulf of Aden, Yemen
A report has been received from UKMTO that a vessel is under attack close to Mukulla port by four skiffs with armed persons on board. No further information is available at this time. UPDATE: It has been confirmed that the incident is now over and the crew are safe.
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.