Vessel Attacked Near Mukulla Port, Yemen

November 22, 2017
Michael Cleary

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.

 

Source: Clearwater

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