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Alerts: NSC 024/2012

Title

NSC 024/2012

Date

24/09/2012 13:00

Latitude

15.75

Longitude

55.43

Summary

Dhow attacked

Details

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 or www.mschoa.org.

Category

Attacked

Month

September 2012

Year

2012

Month Grouping

9

LatitudeImperial

1545N

LongitudeImperial

005526E

Attachments

Created at 24/09/2012 21:23 by ***
Last modified at 25/09/2012 08:59 by ***