The vessel reported hijacked from Bossaso anchorage on 18 Dec 12 has returned to that position. This incident is no longer assessed as being piracy related. See Alert Update for NSC 028/12. This update superceeds the one posted 19/12/2012 12:50.
VESSELS ARE ADVISED TO KEEP WELL CLEAR OF THIS POSITION AND TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION IF IN VICINITY. REPORT ANY SUSPECTED OR ACTUAL PIRATE ACTIVITY TO UKMTO DUBAI, BY PHONE: +97 150 552 3215 OR E-MAIL: UKMTO@EIM.AE
WHILE NAVIGATING IN THE REGION VESSELS ARE URGED TO OPERATE AT A HEIGHTENED STATE OF READINESS, IMPLEMENT SELF PROTECTION MEASURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICE VERSION 4 (BMP4) DATED AUGUST 2011.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx