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04.07.2018 - IMB Report - ATTACK - Red Sea / Gulf of Aden
Ref: IMB/PRC/Alert - 108/2018
041300 UTC Jul 2018
To: All ships transiting Red Sea / Gulf of Aden / Off Yemen / Off Somalia
UKMTO Advisory - Attack
On 04.07.2018 at approximately 0502 UTC in position 13:33.2N – 042:40.1E, around 5nm South of Hanish Islands, Red Sea.
A MV reported being approached at speed by 3, white and blue hulled skiffs. Each skiff had 7/8 pob. The skiffs fired at the MV, embarked AST returned fire. The crew and vessel are safe.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution and remain vigilant. Adhere to the latest BMP recommendations.
All attacks and suspicious sightings should be reported.
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