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Alerts: Alert 013/13

Title

Alert 013/13

Date

09/11/2013 14:10

Latitude

-7.35

Longitude

48.6

Summary

Merchant vessel attacked by skiff

Details

Merchant vessel attacked by 1 skiff in posn 0720.4S 04837E C-211 S-13kts. Skiff closed to 1nm and vessel's armed security team delivered warning shots, skiff fired back at the vessel. Skiff had 4-5 POB and after shots it retreated. VESSEL IS SAFE

THIS ATTACK IS DEEMED TO BE CORRELATED WITH Attack Alert posted last 6th of November.

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.

Category

Attacked

Month

November 2013

Year

2013

Month Grouping

11

LatitudeImperial

0720S

LongitudeImperial

04837E

Attachments

Created at 09/11/2013 15:27 by ***
Last modified at 10/11/2013 10:50 by ***