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04.06.2018 - IMB Report - Fired Upon - Gulf of Aden
Ref: IMB/PRC/Alert - 099/2018
040115 UTC JUN 2018
To: All ships Transiting Red Sea / Gulf of Aden / Off Yemen / Off Somalia / Indian Ocean
UKMTO Advisory - Fired Upon
03.06.2018: 1512 UTC: Posn: 14:57.1N - 042:05.8E, Around 5nm west of Jazair Az Zubayr Island. Red Sea.
A vessel was attacked by a skiff with 6 POB. The skiff fired at the vessel and AST returned fire before the skiff retreated. Vessel is safe.
Vessels are advised to remain vigilant and exercise extreme caution when transiting this area and comply with the self-protection measures within BMP4.
All attacks and suspicious sightings should be reported.
IMB Piracy Reporting Centre
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