Position: Lat.13 21.7’ N Long.049 23.8’ E
Nature of Report: Security
UKMTO received information that 3 skiffs closed a Merchant Vessel at speed to approx. 600 metres in position 1321.7N 04923.8E with 5/6 people on board each skiff. The embarked security team fired a warning flare and the skiffs altered course and re-joined a dhow in position 1316.7 N 04915.2E. No weapons or ladders sighted. Vessel is safe!