Date: 12.02.2017

Time: 0530UTC

Position: Lat. 15-06.57’N, Long. 052-28.9’E

A MV reported being followed by a skiff with 6 armed POB. The skiff approached the vessel from port side, crossing its bows to starboard side. The captain reported seeing RPGs and heavy weapons. MV sounded the alarm, increased speed and activated hoses. AST on board stood to and showed weapons to skiff, who then altered course and moved away. MV and crew are safe.

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