Omani authorities report that around 1300Z, 24 Sept, Omani dhow was attacked by pirates in an area around 110 nm SE of the Omani port of Salalah. The dhow is now safe.
Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution if in the vicinity, and report any suspicious activity to UKMTO.
Vessels should also report to UKMTO (UKMTO@eim.ae
or Telephone+971 50 552 3215) on entering the UKMTO Voluntary Reporting Area (VRA) bound by Suez, 78E and 10S.
Thereafter vessels should report their position, course and speed daily.
Throughout the UKMTO VRA vessels should implement Self Protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx