15 Apr 17 – attack – IRTC

SEA GUARDIAN Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

On 15 Apr 17 an MV was attacked in psn 12-43.5N 048-02E by a Skiff with 7 POB. Shots were fired at MV. Incident lasted for 45 minutes, MV AST returned fire and skiff turned away. MV and Crew are safe. No casualties or damage observed. Source: UKMTO

14 Apr – Attack – Off Ghaydah Yemen

SEA GUARDIAN Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

On 14 apr 17 an MV was approached in psn 15-55.8N 052-20.7E by a small boat with 6-7 armed POB and attempted to board MV several times with no success. Shots were fired towards MV and then small boat departed area, no casualties or damage was observed. Vessel and crew are now safe. Source:UKMTO

8 Apr 17 – piracy attack – point B IRTC

SEA GUARDIAN Maritime Security Advisories / Alerts

Hijacked – UKMTO-IO #12 Date: 8th April 2017 Location: Lat 14.03583333, Long 51.66666667 Ref Warning 001/Apr2017. At 1310 UKMTO received a report from a vessel under ATTACK and possibly BOARDED in position 1402.9N 05140.0E Co.255 Sp.11 close to Point ‘B’ in the IRTC. Further details will follow, UKMTO are Investigating. Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution. …