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 Alerts ‭[3]‬

Alert 009/14
05/04/2014 08:30
20.25
59.04
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs and a dhowSuspicious Activity
Alert 006/14
30/03/2014 11:45
26.4
56.68
THIS EVENT IS JUDGED NOT PIRACY RELATEDMiscellaneous
Alert 007/14
30/03/2014 10:15
26.375
56.13
2 Skiffs approached merchant vesselSuspicious Activity
Alert 008/14
30/03/2014 08:05
24.86
60.98
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffsSuspicious Activity
Alert 005/14
07/03/2014 16:40
14.3
53.2
Merchant vessel approached by 3 skiffs in the Gulf of AdenSuspicious Activity
Alert 004/14
06/03/2014 07:45
22.451
60.486
Merchant vessel approached by 3 skiffsSuspicious Activity
Alert 003/14
03/03/2014 14:00
-1.6
41.8
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs in vicinity of Kaambooni, Somalia. Skiffs retreated following warning shots by PAST.Suspicious Activity
Alert 002/14
13/02/2014 14:55
1.1
44.1
Merchant vessel approached by one skiffSuspicious Activity
Alert 001/14
17/01/2014 18:10
15.1
54.3
A merchant vessel attacked by two skiffs and mother shipAttacked
NSC 09/12/13
09/12/2013 04:50
12.86
47.86
Two Merchant Vessels approached/attacked by skiff.     Attacked
Alert 013/13
09/11/2013 14:10
-7.35
48.6
Merchant vessel attacked by skiffAttacked
NSC 6/11/13 Attack
06/11/2013 03:30
-5.66
46.97
Merchant vessel was attacked by a skiffAttacked
NSC 011/13
27/10/2013 11:20
13.25
43.16
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 010/13
14/10/2013 06:55
4.15
56.8
Approach 10/13Approached
NSC 003/13 Attack
11/10/2013 10:00
4.39
52.19
Vessel attacked by skiffsAttacked
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow ***UPDATE***
06/06/2013 08:00
11.6
49.25
UPDATE TO HIJACKED DHOW 050545ZJUN13Pirated
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow
05/06/2013 05:45
11.6
49.25
HIJACKED VESSELPirated
003/13
02/04/2013 07:00
0.866667
44.016667
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 002/13 UPDATE
28/03/2013 17:00
11.9
51.3
Update on Pirate Attack 002/13 Attacked
002/13
28/03/2013 08:30
11.9
51.3
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 001/13 UPDATE
19/02/2013 10:00
7.14
52.17
Update on Suspicious Activity NSC 001/13 Suspicious Activity
NSC 001/13
18/02/2013 11:50
7.14
52.17
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
001/13
05/01/2013 11:30
3
51.866667
PIRATE ATTACKAttacked
NSC 029/12
27/12/2012 05:35
26.28
56.72
Suspicious approachApproached
NSC 028/12 UPDATE
20/12/2012 11:15
11.3
49.15
UPDATE: Vessel ReturnedMiscellaneous
NSC 028/12 UPDATE
19/12/2012 12:50
11.3
49.15
Change to Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 028/12
18/12/2012 12:00
11.3
49.15
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
050/12
15/12/2012 15:40
24.58
57.57
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 027/12 - Approach
15/12/2012 04:30
24.15
59.07
Suspicious ApproachApproached
049/12
28/11/2012 11:00
6.67
59.08
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
048/12
20/11/2012 10:30
2.17
52.68
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC Alert 026/12
19/10/2012 12:45
8.31
50.46
HijackedPirated
047/12
10/10/2012 00:10
0.43
50.65
Fishing vessel attackedAttacked
NSC 025 /2012 (Updated)
09/10/2012 09:00
13.3
57.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 024/2012
24/09/2012 13:00
15.75
55.43
Dhow attackedAttacked
Alert 046 /12
17/08/2012 09:20
1.27
58.12
AttackMiscellaneous
NSC 023/2012
12/08/2012 13:00
17
54
PiratedPirated
NSC Alert 022/12
31/07/2012 14:00
12.35
43.98
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 045/12
27/06/2012 10:15
14.36
54.63
AttackAttacked
Alert 044/12
20/06/2012 12:00
20.48
59.05
PiratedPirated
Alert 043/12
20/06/2012 05:30
20.83
59.5
AttackAttacked
Alert 042/12 - Attack
18/06/2012 09:30
14.47
50.75
AttackedAttacked
NSC 21/12 - Approach
23/05/2012 14:10
12.8
43.18
ApproachedApproached
NSC 020/12 - Suspicious activity
18/05/2012 09:30
19.78
60.82
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
Alert 041/12 - Attack
10/05/2012 10:00
14.3
58.45
AttackedAttacked
Alert 040/12 - Pirated
10/05/2012 09:30
15.97
61.05
PiratedPirated
Alert 039/12 - Attack
09/05/2012 10:00
10.93
60.08
AttackedAttacked
Alert 038/12
07/05/2012 03:50
8.13
56.3
ApproachedApproached
NSC 019/12 Suspicious Approach
29/04/2012 06:00
13.43
42.65
Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 036/12
24/04/2012 19:40
4.55
54.63
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 035/12
21/04/2012 22:35
15.33
52.2
PIRATEDPirated
Alert 034/12
16/04/2012 08:00
-9.8
40.52
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 018/12 - Suspicious Approach
14/04/2012 06:55
16.9
65.98
NSC 018/12 - Suspicious ApproachApproached
NSC 017/12 - Suspicous Activity
14/04/2012 01:45
14.28
52.83
NSC 017/12 - Suspicous ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 032/12 - Attack
13/04/2012 11:15
-11.3
41
Alert 032/12 - AttackAttacked
NSC 016/12 - Suspicious Approach
09/04/2012 10:50
12.23
61.75
NSC 016/12 - Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 030/12 - Update 2: Vessel SAFE
06/04/2012 05:55
25.48
57.53
Alert 030/12 - ATTACK (Also Known as NSC 015/12)Attacked
Alert 029/12
04/04/2012 17:00
21.63
59.98
AttackedAttacked
Alert 028/12
28/03/2012 09:15
8.5
53
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 14/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE
28/03/2012 07:30
12
51.37
PiratedPirated
NSC 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing Vessel
27/03/2012 11:35
-3
55
NSC Alert 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing VesselPirated
Alert 027/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (12 Mar 12)
26/03/2012 03:30
7
69.82
Alert 027/12 Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (29 Mar 12)Pirated
Alert 026/12
26/03/2012 03:00
-5.35
49.3
AttackAttacked
Alert 025/12
25/03/2012 14:00
14.28
56.85
AttackAttacked
Alert 024/12
23/03/2012 04:00
16.97
62.8
AttackedAttacked
Alert 023/12 - Attack
19/03/2012 02:55
5.65
53.33
Alert 023/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 022/12 - Attack
17/03/2012 11:20
5.78
53.83
Alert 022/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 021/12 - Attack
17/03/2012 06:25
13.15
48.75
Alert 021/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 020/12
11/03/2012 07:35
13.21
57.83
AttackAttacked
NSC 012/12 - Suspicious Activity
09/03/2012 13:15
14.33
52.65
NSC 012/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 011/12 - Suspicious Activity
06/03/2012 10:30
13.67
50.67
NSC 011/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
019 / 2012
06/03/2012 05:20
14.33
52.75
AttackedAttacked
018/12 - Update
04/03/2012 09:25
16.57
59.8
PiratedPirated
NSC 10/12
03/03/2012 12:00
13.05
60.38
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
018/12
02/03/2012 12:20
21.45
62.62
AttackedAttacked
017/12
01/03/2012 21:35
17.15
58.28
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
016/12
28/02/2012 12:05
15.02
54.93
Alert 016/2012 - PiratedPirated
NSC 09/12
28/02/2012 08:00
12.56
43.5
AttackedAttacked
NSC 08/12
28/02/2012 07:00
16.05
58.96
ApproachedApproached
Alert 015/12
22/02/2012 11:25
13.51
50.36
AttackedAttacked
Alert 014/12
18/02/2012 07:15
-5.48
59.98
ApproachedApproached
Alert 013/12
17/02/2012 22:10
18.17
57.35
Vessel HijackedPirated
NSC 07/12
10/02/2012 05:10
20.01
60.65
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
Alert 012/12
08/02/2012 14:40
16.05
62.43
Alert 012/2012 - Vessel Attacked, Suspected HijackedPirated
Alert 011
08/02/2012 07:45
-4.3
59.98
ApproachedApproached
NSC 6/12
06/02/2012 04:45
-5.05
66.28
ApproachedApproached
NSC 5/12 - Suspicious Activity
02/02/2012 04:15
7.88
76.3
NSC 5/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 4/12
28/01/2012 11:00
4.92
58.23
Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 010
20/01/2012 16:00
24.85
57.47
Alert 010 - Suspect VesselSuspicious Activity
Alert 009
19/01/2012 14:00
10.85
52.9
Alert 009 - Suspect VesselMiscellaneous
NSC 3/12
17/01/2012 07:35
12.5
43.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 008
17/01/2012 06:30
13.53
55.73
Warning Warning WarningApproached
Alert 007
16/01/2012 08:15
15.03
58.23
Alert 007 - Pirate AttackAttacked
Alert 006
12/01/2012 09:50
14.85
56.05
Alert 006 - Pirate AttackAttacked
Alert 005
12/01/2012 02:35
1.62
46
Alert 005 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 004/2012
10/01/2012 10:25
10.97
53.38
SUSPECT VESSEL - POSSIBLE MOTHERSHIPSuspicious Activity
NSC 2/12
06/01/2012 14:15
12.43
43.8
NSC 2/12 - Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 003/2012
05/01/2012 04:45
22.45
60.98
ALERT 003/2012Attacked
Alert 002/2012
04/01/2012 08:20
12.28
44.16
Alert 002/2012Attacked
ALERT 001/2012
04/01/2012 04:20
13.16
49.2
Alert 001/2012Attacked
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Details
Alert 009/1405/04/2014 08:30
20.25
59.04
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs and a dhow
A merchant vessel was reported to be approached within 300 metres by 2 skiffs and a dhow off Oman coast. Armed Security Team delivered warning shots and skiffs turned away. VESSEL IS SAFE.

ALL MERCHANT VESSELS IN THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP SELF PTOECTION MEASURES IAW BMP 4.
Alert 006/1430/03/2014 11:45
26.4
56.68
MiscellaneousTHIS EVENT IS JUDGED NOT PIRACY RELATED
Merchant vessel reported being attacked by 1 skiff with 6 persons on board armed with machine guns. Skiff came to 5 metres of vessel and fired 2 shots at the bridge and accommodation area. Vessel set alarm and activated fire hoses and skiff turned away. VESSEL IS SAFE.
AFTER FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THIS EVENT IS JUDGED NOT PIRACY RELATED.
Alert 007/1430/03/2014 10:15
26.375
56.13
Suspicious Activity2 Skiffs approached merchant vessel
2 green coloured skiffs with 3 - 4 persons on board in military clothing and armed with gun machines got to 150 metres of a merchant vessel. After a while the skiffs turned away to Iranian coast. VESEL IS SAFE.

VESSELS IN THE AREA SHOULD KEEP SELF PROTECTION MEASURES.
Alert 008/1430/03/2014 08:05
24.86
60.98
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs
A merchant vessel reported being approached to 2 metres by two skiffs. She took evasive manoeuvres for 25 minutes and skiffs turned away. A ladder was sighted. VESSEL IS SAFE.

MERCHANT VESSELS IN THE AREA ARE URGED TO MAINTAIN WATCH AND IMPLEMENT SELF PROTECTION MEASURES.

Alert 005/1407/03/2014 16:40
14.3
53.2
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by 3 skiffs in the Gulf of Aden
Eastbound merchant vessel approached by 3 skiffs during hours of darkness. PAST fired 3 flares, skiffs retreated.
Alert 004/1406/03/2014 07:45
22.451
60.486
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by 3 skiffs
3 skiffs coulored white with 2 POB on each approached a MV 37 nm off Oman coastline to a distance of 5/6 cables. After self protection measures carried out by the vessel, the skiffs moved away. The vessel is safe.

All vessels transiting the High Risk Area are stronlgly advised toimplement BMP 4 measures.
Alert 003/1403/03/2014 14:00
-1.6
41.8
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs in vicinity of Kaambooni, Somalia. Skiffs retreated following warning shots by PAST.
Alert 002/1413/02/2014 14:55
1.1
44.1
Suspicious ActivityMerchant vessel approached by one skiff
A merchant vessel has been reported to be approached by one skiff a 1454 UTC in position 01 07N 044 07E. Skiff fired back to the warning shots delivered by the AST on board and aborted approach.
VESSEL IS SAFE.

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.
Alert 001/14 17/01/2014 18:10
15.1
54.3
AttackedA merchant vessel attacked by two skiffs and mother ship
A merchant vessel was attacked at 1800 UTC in posn 15 07N 054 23E by two (2) Skiffs & one (1) mother vessel . Vessel is safe.
 
Merchant vessels are advised to proceed with caution in this area.
NSC 09/12/1309/12/2013 04:50
12.86
47.86
AttackedTwo Merchant Vessels approached/attacked by skiff.    
Two Merchant Vessels reported same skiff, white and blue coloured hull, approached and attacked them in vicinity of position 1252N 04752E at 090452Z DEC. Vessels are Safe.
Alert 013/1309/11/2013 14:10
-7.35
48.6
AttackedMerchant vessel attacked by skiff
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.
NSC 6/11/13 Attack06/11/2013 03:30
-5.66
46.97
AttackedMerchant vessel was attacked by a skiff
Merchant vessel reported to be under attack by one skiff in position 05 31S 047 07E.
The armed security team on board delivered warning shots, and the skiff opened fire in return.


ALL VESSELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ADHERE TO BMP4 AND SELFPROTECTION MEASURES.
NSC 011/1327/10/2013 11:20
13.25
43.16
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
MV approached by two skiffs - Ladders sighted.
NSC 010/1314/10/2013 06:55
4.15
56.8
ApproachedApproach 10/13
A fishing vessel has reported being approached by 2 skiffs in posn 04-09N 056-49E at 0655Z today.

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.
NSC 003/13 Attack11/10/2013 10:00
4.39
52.19
AttackedVessel attacked by skiffs
A merchant vessel has been approached by 2 Skiffs that came within 200 meters. Armed security team fired warning shots. Skiffs returned fire and then retreated.
Vessel is safe.

ALL VESSELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ADHERE TO BMP4 AND SELFPROTECTION MEASURES.
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow ***UPDATE***06/06/2013 08:00
11.6
49.25
PiratedUPDATE TO HIJACKED DHOW 050545ZJUN13
At 0545 UTC / 05 JUN 13  a dhow was hijacked by pirates in position 11 36 N 049 15 E.
  
***VESSEL & CREW RELEASED***

FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED VIA OUR DAILY UPDATE/PAM AS AND WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. INITIAL REPORTS INDICATE VESSEL AND CREW ARE SAFE.

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.

PLEASE SEE EITHER:

http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow05/06/2013 05:45
11.6
49.25
PiratedHIJACKED VESSEL
At 0545 UTC / 05 JUN 13  a dhow was hijacked by pirates in position 11 36 N 049 15 E.
 

***This vessel was hijacked***


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.

PLEASE SEE EITHER:

http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
003/13 02/04/2013 07:00
0.866667
44.016667
AttackedPirate Attack
At 0700 UTC / 02APR  a merchant vessel was reported under attack by a skiff in position 00 52N 044 01E.

The skiff was white in colour with 8 people on board. The skiff fired at vessel and armed security fired warning shots back. The skiff then left on bearing 010.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

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. PLEASE SEE EITHER:

http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 002/13 UPDATE28/03/2013 17:00
11.9
51.3
AttackedUpdate on Pirate Attack 002/13
Fishing vessel reported under attack by pirate vessel with red hull in position 1152N-05118E is now SAFE.

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.
002/1328/03/2013 08:30
11.9
51.3
AttackedPirate Attack
At 0746 UTC / 28 MAR 2013  a fishing vessel is reported under attack by pirates in position 1152N - 05118E.
7-15 SP, the attacking vessel has red hull.

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.

NSC 001/13 UPDATE19/02/2013 10:00
7.14
52.17
Suspicious ActivityUpdate on Suspicious Activity NSC 001/13
On feb 19 at 0503Z, two suspicious skiffs matching the description previously given by suspicious approach reported yesterday, were relocated by a Dutch Frigate. At 0739Z, one skiff was proceeding at high speed, helo fired two (2) warning shots and secured the skiff. The suspected pirates taken on board.

Update NSC 001/13 has been reclassified as Suspicious Activity.
NSC 001/1318/02/2013 11:50
7.14
52.17
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious activity
*Updated 1005Z 19/02/13*

On 18/02/13 at 1645 UTC, a merchant vessel was approached by two skiffs in position 07:14.4N – 052:17.2E.  Weapons were discharged, but the suspected pirates did not manage to approach. VESSEL SAFE.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
001/1305/01/2013 11:30
3
51.866667
AttackedPIRATE ATTACK
A merchant vessel was reported under attack by pirates/1 skiff. At 1130Z(UTC)05/01/2013. 0300N 05152E (approximately 460 miles ENE of Mogadishu) Skiff white hull, 6 POB, SP Fired small arms and RPG.

This vessel managed to evade hijack.

Pirate Action Group assumed still in the area.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 029/1227/12/2012 05:35
26.28
56.72
ApproachedSuspicious approach
A merchant vessel sighted two skiffs. First skiff approached to within 500 metres; possible weapons sighted. Vessel's armed security team fired flares and skiff moved away. Second skiff then approached to within 200m. Vessel fired another flare but there was no response from the second skiff. Vessel's  armed security team then fired two warning shots to the side of the second skiff. Skiff then broke off. Vessel is safe.
NSC 028/12 UPDATE20/12/2012 11:15
11.3
49.15
MiscellaneousUPDATE: Vessel Returned
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 or www.mschoa.org.
 
NSC 028/12 UPDATE19/12/2012 12:50
11.3
49.15
Suspicious ActivityChange to Suspicious Activity
Based on recent reporting, yesterday's alert, NSC 28/12, has been reclassified as suspicious activity. Additional updates will be provided as information becomes available.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 028/1218/12/2012 12:00
11.3
49.15
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
We have received information that a merchant vessel has been pirated from anchorage off Bosaso and is now underway.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
050/1215/12/2012 15:40
24.58
57.57
AttackedPirate Attack
A merchant vessel was attacked by pirates. By 0100 UTC 16/12/2002 the vessel was no longer under attack and was safe. This vessel managed to evade hijack.

Pirate Action Group assumed still in the area.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 027/12 - Approach15/12/2012 04:30
24.15
59.07
ApproachedSuspicious Approach
Merchant vessel was approached by white skiff with 5-6 persons on board. Skiff had been launched from mother dhow. Skiff came within 0.2 nm of vessel and ladders and weapons were reported. Vessel's armed security team fired warning shot and skiff moved away. Vessel is safe.
049/1228/11/2012 11:00
6.67
59.08
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
At 1100 UTC / 28 NOV 12  a Pirate Action Group consisting of 2 skiffs with ladders and weapons on board was reported in position 06 40 N 059 05 E.
 

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 or www.mschoa.org.

048/1220/11/2012 10:30
2.17
52.68
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
At 1030 UTC / 20th NOV  a Pirate Action Group consisting of one skiff with ladder and 2 Outboard engines was sighted in position 02 10 N 052 41 E C 140 S 4.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC Alert 026/1219/10/2012 12:45
8.31
50.46
PiratedHijacked
A fishing vessel has reported being hijacked in position 0852N  05028E, approximately 60nm north east of Eyl, Somalia at 1245Z.

Mariners are advised that this hijacking provides evidence of increased piracy activity following the SW Monsoon and that they should exercise increased vigilance while transiting through the High Risk Area (HRA)
047/1210/10/2012 00:10
0.43
50.65
AttackedFishing vessel attacked
At  UTC 1210Z / 10 OCT 2012  a fishing vessel was reported under attack by a skiff in position 00 26 N 050 39 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 025 /2012 (Updated)09/10/2012 09:00
13.3
57.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
At 0424 UTC on 09 Oct 2012 a merchant vessel reported an approach by 1 white coloured skiff with 7-8 persons aboard at position 13 18N 057 17E.


***Vessel is SAFE***

UPDATE:  At 0732 UTC a skiff was reported at  13 14N 057 20E with 6 persons and a ladder aboard.


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    
NSC 024/201224/09/2012 13:00
15.75
55.43
AttackedDhow attacked
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.
Alert 046 /1217/08/2012 09:20
1.27
58.12
MiscellaneousAttack
CANCELLED

Previously reported activity has been assessed as non-pirate related.
NSC 023/201212/08/2012 13:00
17
54
PiratedPirated
At 1800UTC 11 August 2012, a dhow at position 17 00N 054 00E reported that it had been pirated.  The pirates abandoned this dhow after using it to pirate another dhow and the crew was able to report the incident.  This second dhow is reported to have a 6 persons , a yellow crane and a small white craft aboard.

***The first dhow is no longer under pirate control.***

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.
NSC Alert 022/1231/07/2012 14:00
12.35
43.98
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
At 0700Z 31 July 2012 a merchant vessel reported approximately 3 skiffs with ladders aboard at position 12 21N 043 59E in Bab-al-Mandeb (BAM). Each skiff had 3-5 people on board.   

***Vessel is 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.

Alert 045/1227/06/2012 10:15
14.36
54.63
AttackedAttack
At 1015 UTC / 27 JUN 2012  a merchant vessel was reported under attack by a dhow in position 14 22 N 054 38 E .


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***


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 or www.mschoa.org.
Alert 044/1220/06/2012 12:00
20.48
59.05
PiratedPirated
At 1200 UTC / 20 JUN 12 / a dhow was hijacked by pirates in position 20 29 N 059 03 E.
 

***This vessel was hijacked***

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE
http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.
Alert 043/1220/06/2012 05:30
20.83
59.5
AttackedAttack
At 0528 UTC / 20 JUN 12 a merchant vessel was reported under attack by a dhow in position 20 50 N 059 30 E.


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***


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 or www.mschoa.org.
Alert 042/12 - Attack18/06/2012 09:30
14.47
50.75
AttackedAttacked
At 0928 UTC / 18 JUN 2012  a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 4 skiffs in position 14 28 N 050 45 E.

Each skiff had 5-6 men on board.


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

***This vessel is safe***


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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 21/12 - Approach23/05/2012 14:10
12.8
43.18
ApproachedApproached
At 1408Z on 23 May 2012 a merchant vessel was approached by 3 skiffs in posn 1248N 04311E. 6 - 8 people were seen on board each skiff and weapons were sighted.

***Vessel is 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.

NSC 020/12 - Suspicious activity18/05/2012 09:30
19.78
60.82
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious activity
At 0930Z on 18 May 2012 a suspicious dhow was located approximately 120nm from Oman coast at position 1947N 06049E. This dhow could be used as mothership.

***As of 0740Z on 19 May the dhow is in position 2049N 06403E***

Vessels are advised to keep well clear, exercise extreme caution if in 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.
Alert 041/12 - Attack 10/05/2012 10:00
14.3
58.45
AttackedAttacked
At 1000 UTC / 10 MAY 12  a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 14 18 N 058 27 E.

One skiff with 6 pirates on board.

The vessel is SAFE.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
Alert 040/12 - Pirated10/05/2012 09:30
15.97
61.05
PiratedPirated
At 0930 UTC on 10 MAY 2012 a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 2 skiffs in position 15 58 N 061 03 E.

***Vessel is now confirmed as PIRATED***

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 or www.mschoa.org.

Alert 039/12 - Attack09/05/2012 10:00
10.93
60.08
AttackedAttacked
Alert number 039 / 2012.


At 1000 UTC / 09 MAY 12 a MV was reported under attack by 2 skiffs in position 10 40 N 060 04 E.

Additionally a mother vessel and 8 skiffs were reported to be currently in position 10 56 N 060 05 E.


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***


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 or www.mschoa.org.

Alert 038/1207/05/2012 03:50
8.13
56.3
ApproachedApproached
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 038 / 2012.

At 0350Z UTC / 07 MAY 2012/  a merchant vessel was approached by pirates in position 08 08 N 056 18 E.

***The vessel is SAFE***

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 019/12 Suspicious Approach29/04/2012 06:00
13.43
42.65
ApproachedSuspicious Approach
At 0608 UTC on 29 April a merchant vessel reported a suspicious approach by four grey skiffs in vicinity of South Red Sea (SRS) in position 1326N 04239E. The majority of the people on board two of the four skiffs were carrying weapons. Vessel is SAFE.

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 036/1224/04/2012 19:40
4.55
54.63
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Location: [036] SOMALI BASIN 04 49 N 054 47 E
Latitude: 04 49 N
Longitude: 052 45 E
Alert Details: ---ALERT---

Alert number036 / 2012.

At 1940 UTC / 24 APR 2012 / possible Pirate Activity was reported in position 04 49 N 054 47 E.

[Description]

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 or www.mschoa.org.

ALERT 035/1221/04/2012 22:35
15.33
52.2
PiratedPIRATED
21/04/2012 22:35:34
Location: [035] GOA - ARABIAN SEA 17 nm south of RAS FARTAK 15 20 N 052 12E 
Latitude: 15 20 N 
Longitude: 052 12 E 
Alert Details: At 1700 UTC / 21 APR 12 / a fishing vessel was hijacked by pirates in position 15 20 N 052 12E 17 nm south of Ras Fartak.


***This vessel was hijacked***


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.


 
 
Alert 034/1216/04/2012 08:00
-9.8
40.52
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 034/12.

At 0800 UTC / 16 Apr 2012 a Pirate Attack Group (PAG) consisting of 1 dhow and 1 skiff was reported in position 09 48 54 S 040 31 24 E.

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 or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 018/12 - Suspicious Approach14/04/2012 06:55
16.9
65.98
ApproachedNSC 018/12 - Suspicious Approach
A merchant vessel was approached by one skiff in the northern Arabian Sea, in position 16 54N 065 59E.
The skiff is reported to have 7 persons on board carrying weapons.  The merchant vessel is safe.

This NSC Alert is the same incident as ALERT 033/12.

***The vessel is SAFE***

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 017/12 - Suspicous Activity14/04/2012 01:45
14.28
52.83
Suspicious ActivityNSC 017/12 - Suspicous Activity
There is a report of a two skiffs (believed to be dark grey and dark blue in colour) acting suspiciously,  in vicinity of 14 17 N 052 50 E.  They may be working in conjunction with a 30metre vessel in the same area.

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 032/12 - Attack13/04/2012 11:15
-11.3
41
AttackedAlert 032/12 - Attack
Location: [32] MOZAMBIQUE CHANNEL 11 18 S 041 00 E
Latitude: 11 18 S
Longitude: 041 00 E
Alert Details:
---ALERT---

Alert number 032 / 2012.


At 131116z APR 12 UTC a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 11 18 S 041 00 E.

Fired on by at least one skiff at 50 metres. Vessel taking evasive action.


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***


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.
NSC 016/12 - Suspicious Approach09/04/2012 10:50
12.23
61.75
ApproachedNSC 016/12 - Suspicious Approach
At 1047UTC on 09 Apr 12 a merchant vessel was approached by one skiff with 5 people on board.  AK47s and Rocket Propelled Grenade launchers were seen on the skiff.

This NSC Alert is the same incident as ALERT 031/12

***Vessel is Safe***

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 030/12 - Update 2: Vessel SAFE06/04/2012 05:55
25.48
57.53
AttackedAlert 030/12 - ATTACK (Also Known as NSC 015/12)
Alert 030/12 UPDATE 2: The merchant vessel that was reported as hijacked is now SAFE and no longer a threat to merchant shipping.

Original Alert information follows:

Alert 030/12, NSC 015/12 UPDATE: The merchant vessel that was under attack has been Hijacked.

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Location: INDIAN OCEAN - GOO 25 28 N 057 32 E
Latitude: 25 28 N
Longitude: 057 32 E

At 0555UTC on 06 APR 12, a merchant vessel was under attack by pirates in position 25 28 N 057 32 E.

***This situation is ongoing. ***

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 029/1204/04/2012 17:00
21.63
59.98
AttackedAttacked
Location: [029] INDIAN OCEAN - GOO 21 38 N 059 59 E
Latitude: 21 38 N
Longitude: 059 59 E
Alert Details: ---ALERT---

Alert number 029 / 2012.


At [1700] UTC / 04 APR 12 a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiffs in position 21 38 N 059 59 E.


***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

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.

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.



 
Alert 028/1228/03/2012 09:15
8.5
53
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Location: [028] INDIAN OCEAN 08 30 N 053 00 N
Latitude: 08 30 N
Longitude: 053 00 N
Alert Details: ---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 028/2012

At 0917 UTC 28 MAR 12 a suspicious blue coloured skiff with 7 POB and hooked ladder was reported in position 08 30 N 053 00 E.

Vessels are advised to keep well clear and to exercise extreme caution if in vicinity.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 14/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE28/03/2012 07:30
12
51.37
PiratedPirated
At 1700UTC 26 MAR 12 a Dhow was hijacked by pirates 10nm north east of Ras Caseyr, Somalia, in vicinity of 1200N 05122E. 
The Dhow is believed to have a fibreglass hull with a red bottom, white top and a blue strip between the two. The bridge is white in colour with black stripes and this Dhow is currently in the Gulf of Aden.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the position given in this report

and maintain maximum CPA with any vessel acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing Vessel27/03/2012 11:35
-3
55
PiratedNSC Alert 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing Vessel
On 26 Mar a fishing vessel was hijacked in vicinity of position 03 00 N 055 00E, and was taken to the Somali coast.  The fishing vessel is currently in vicinity of 05 31N 048 41E.  There may be a Pirate Attack Group (PAG) operating in this area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 027/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (12 Mar 12)26/03/2012 03:30
7
69.82
PiratedAlert 027/12 Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (29 Mar 12)
ALERT 027/12 - UPDATE: The vessel previously reported as Hijacked on 26 Mar 12 is the MV EGLANTINE. 
The MV is enroute to the Somali coast and is acting suspiciously in vicinity of position 0737N 056125E as of 300732 UTC.
Description of the MV EGLANTINE:  Dark coloured hull with white superstructure aft.  Seven bulk holds, covers can be seen on deck (See photo at left).  It is believed to be working with a brown coloured dhow, and there may be skiffs as well. 


Location: [027] INDIAN OCEAN
Latitude: 07 00 N
Longitude: 069 49 E
Alert Details:

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 027 / 2012.

***This vessel has been hijacked***

At 0330 UTC 26 MAR 12 a merchant vessel was reported Hijacked by pirates in position 07 00 N 069 49 E.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 026/1226/03/2012 03:00
-5.35
49.3
AttackedAttack
Location: SOMALI BASIN
Latitude: 05 21 S
Longitude: 049 18 E
Alert Details:

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 026 / 2012.

At 0306Z UTC / 26 MAR 12 / a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1skiff with 4 POB in position
0521S 04918E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

The Pirate action group is still in the area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae)
Alert 025/1225/03/2012 14:00
14.28
56.85
AttackedAttack
Location: ARABIAN SEA
Latitude: 14 17 N
Longitude: 056 51 E
Alert Details: At 1351 UTC / 25 MAR 2012 / a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 2 skiffs in position 14 17N 056 51E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

The Pirate action group is still in the area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 024/1223/03/2012 04:00
16.97
62.8
AttackedAttacked
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert  : March 23, 2012
Alert type      : Attempted Attack
Location        : [024] INDIAN OCEAN
Latitude         : 16 58 N
Longitude      : 062 48 E


At 0354 UTC / 23 MAR 2012 / a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 16 58 N 062 048 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack*** The Pirate action group is still in the area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.
Alert 023/12 - Attack19/03/2012 02:55
5.65
53.33
AttackedAlert 023/12 - Attack
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : March 19, 2012
Alert type      : Attempted Attack
Location        : [023] ARABIAN SEA-INDIAN OCEAN 05 39 N 053 20 E
Latitude        : 05 39 N
Longitude       : 053 20 E

Alert number 023 / 2012.



At 0255 UTC / 19 MAR 2012 / a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 05 39 N 053 20 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
 The Pirate Attack Group is still in the area.

Reference previous Alert number 022 / 2012 was nearly the same position.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 022/12 - Attack17/03/2012 11:20
5.78
53.83
AttackedAlert 022/12 - Attack
Location: [022] ARABIAN SEA-INDIAN OCEAN 05 47 N 053 50 E
Latitude: 05 47 N
Longitude: 053 50 E
Alert Details: ---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 022 / 2012.

At 1120 UTC / 17 MAR 2012 / a merchant vessel was reported under attack by one skiff in position 05 47 N 053 50 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
The Pirate action group is still in the area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 021/12 - Attack17/03/2012 06:25
13.15
48.75
AttackedAlert 021/12 - Attack
Location: [021] GULF OF ADEN 13 09 N 048 45 E
Latitude: 13 09 N
Longitude: 048 45 E
Alert Details: Alert number 021 / 2012.

At 0626 UTC 17 MAR 2012 a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 13 09 N 048 45 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
*** Vessel is Safe ***


Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 020/1211/03/2012 07:35
13.21
57.83
AttackedAttack
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : March 11, 2012
Alert type      : Pirate Attack
Location        : [020] SOMALI BASIN  13 13 N 057 50 E
Latitude        : 13 13 N
Longitude       : 057 50 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 020/2012.

At 110737Z MAR 12 a merchant vessel was under attack by one skiff with 5 POB in position 13 13 N 057 50 E.
*** VESSEL IS SAFE***

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org.
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 012/12 - Suspicious Activity09/03/2012 13:15
14.33
52.65
Suspicious ActivityNSC 012/12 - Suspicious Activity
A dhow has been reported as towing three white skiffs in the eastern Gulf of Aden (GOA), in vicinity of 1420N 05239E.

This area has seen a lot of suspicious activity over the past few days, such as an attack against a merchant vessel as well as the hijacking and release of a Yemeni dhow on 06 March 12.

Masters are advised to proceed with caution while transiting this area, and immediately report any suspicious activity or incident to UKMTO (UKMTO@eim.ae or Telephone+971 50 552 3215).  Masters are encouraged to gain as many details as possible and, whenever it is safe for the crew, pictures and videos taken during the incident will be highly appreciated.  Please send them to UKMTO and the NATO Shipping Centre at info@shipping.nato.int.

Vessels should report to UKMTO 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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.
NSC 011/12 - Suspicious Activity06/03/2012 10:30
13.67
50.67
Suspicious ActivityNSC 011/12 - Suspicious Activity
At approximately 1030Z on 06 March 2012, a vessel was pirated approximately 80nm north of Raas Caseyr light (Somalia), in vicinity of 1340N 05040E. The Pirate Attack Group (PAG) involved a dhow and two skiffs. The vessel has now been released.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
019 / 201206/03/2012 05:20
14.33
52.75
AttackedAttacked
Alert number 019 / 2012.

At 060519 Z MAR 2012 a merchant vessel was reported under attack by 1 skiff in position 14 20 N 052 45E. Skiff is described as wooden and dark in colour. Vessel has armed security on board.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
*** Vessel is Safe ***

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
018/12 - Update04/03/2012 09:25
16.57
59.8
PiratedPirated
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 018 / 2012.

At 1219 UTC / 02MAR12 / a MV is currently under attack by 1 skiff in position 21 27 N 062 37 E.

Update 2:

We have received reports confirming this vessel has been hijacked and was in position 1634N 5948E.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 10/1203/03/2012 12:00
13.05
60.38
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Today at 1201Z one merchant vessel observed a suspicious group of skiffs in the Arabian Sea, position 1303N 06023E. One of the skiffs followed the MV for approximately 2 hours despite the MV taking evasive action. The merchant vessel is SAFE.
018/1202/03/2012 12:20
21.45
62.62
AttackedAttacked
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 018 / 2012.

At 1219 UTC / 02MAR12 / a MV is currently under attack by 1 skiff in position 21 27 N 062 37 E.



Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
017/1201/03/2012 21:35
17.15
58.28
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
***WARNING WARNING WARNING***

Alert number 017 /2012

At 2135 UTC /01 MAR/a Pirate Action Group consisting of 2 boats and 3 skiffs was reported in position 17 09N 058 17 E.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
016/1228/02/2012 12:05
15.02
54.93
PiratedAlert 016/2012 - Pirated
 ---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

At 281206Z FEB 12 a merchant vessel is currently under attack by 1 skiff in position 15 01N 054 56 E

*** Vessel is hijacked ***

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx or www.mschoa.org.
NSC 09/1228/02/2012 08:00
12.56
43.5
AttackedAttacked
Today at 0700Z one merchant ship was attacked in the Bab-el Mandeb Strait (BAM) in position 1234N 04330E. Six people on board two white skiffs came within approximately 1nm the merchant vessel. Shots fired at merchant vessel. The merchant vessel is SAFE.
NSC 08/1228/02/2012 07:00
16.05
58.96
ApproachedApproached
Today at 0700Z one merchant ship reported being approached at approximately 120nm south of the coast of Oman (1603N 05858E). Three pirates were sighted on board a skiff with boarding ladders, and approaching the merchant vessel at a distance of 2 cables. The skiff aborted her approach.The merchant vessel is SAFE.
Alert 015/1222/02/2012 11:25
13.51
50.36
AttackedAttacked
At 221125Z FEB 2012 an Oil tanker is currently under attack by 1 skiff in position 13 31N 050 22E. Skiff has a yellow/red band. Vessel has armed security on board

*** Vessel is Safe ***


While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 014/1218/02/2012 07:15
-5.48
59.98
ApproachedApproached
***WARNING WARNING WARNING***

Alert number 014 / 2012.

At 0714UTC / 18 FEB / a Pirate Action Group consisting of one skiff was reported in position 0529 S 059 59 E.

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 013/1217/02/2012 22:10
18.17
57.35
PiratedVessel Hijacked
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 013 / 2012.

***This vessel has been hijacked***

At 1939 UTC / 17 FEB / a merchant vessel was reported Hijacked by pirates in position 18 10 N 057 21 E.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
 
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 07/1210/02/2012 05:10
20.01
60.65
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious activity
Today around 0509Z one merchant ship reported suspicious activity (NSC07/12) approximately 120nm east of the coast of Oman (2001N 06039E). Six people were on board an orange dhow with a white roof. Three people from the dhow were deployed in a skiff and followed the ship for approximately half an hour. The vessel is SAFE.
Alert 012/1208/02/2012 14:40
16.05
62.43
PiratedAlert 012/2012 - Vessel Attacked, Suspected Hijacked
Alert number 012 / 2012.

***Vessel suspected hijacked***


At 1438 UTC / 08 FEB 12 / a merchant vessel suspected Hijacked by pirates was in position 1605 N 06226E.


Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.


Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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.
 
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 01108/02/2012 07:45
-4.3
59.98
ApproachedApproached
Today one merchant ship was approached (011/12) approximately 240nm east of the Seychelles Islands (0418S 05959E) around 0745Z. Five armed people were on board a white skiff with blue stripes. The vessel is SAFE.
NSC 6/1206/02/2012 04:45
-5.05
66.28
ApproachedApproached
On 06 Feb 12, at 0442 UTC, a merchant vessel was approached by 2 skiffs approximately 445NM W from the Maldives, in position 0503S-06607E. 

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.

Merchant vessels are requested to immediately report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai
(+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 5/12 - Suspicious Activity02/02/2012 04:15
7.88
76.3
Suspicious ActivityNSC 5/12 - Suspicious Activity
There is a report of four skiffs acting suspiciously in vicinity of 07 53N 076 18E.  These craft are white in colour, approximately 5-6 metres in length. 
NSC 4/1228/01/2012 11:00
4.92
58.23
ApproachedSuspicious Approach
A vessel in posn 0455N 05814E sighted a dhow with an orange bow which released a skiff with 5 POB that approached them. Weapons were seen and the skiff closed to within 450m but aborted their approach.

***Vessel is SAFE***

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating near the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 01020/01/2012 16:00
24.85
57.47
Suspicious ActivityAlert 010 - Suspect Vessel
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : 20/01/2012 16:00:12
Alert type      : Suspect Vessel
Location        : [010] GULF OF OMAN 24 51 N 057 28 E
Latitude        : 24 51 N
Longitude       : 057 28 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 010/2012

At 1045 UTC JAN 12 a Pirate Attack Group consisting of a grey colored skiff was reported in position 24 51 N 057 28 E.

Throughout the UKMTO VRA vessels should implement Self Protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices, please see www.mschoa.org or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx.
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 00919/01/2012 14:00
10.85
52.9
MiscellaneousAlert 009 - Suspect Vessel
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : January 19, 2012
Alert type      : Suspect Vessel
Location        : [009] SOMALIAN BASIN 10 51 N 052 54 E
Latitude        : 10 51 N
Longitude       : 052 54 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 009 /2012

At 1400 UTC 19 JAN 2012 pirated MV Enrico Ievoli, suspected acting as a mothership, reported in vincinity of 10 51 N 052 54 E. On a North East course.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 3/1217/01/2012 07:35
12.5
43.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Three reports of suspicious skiff activity in the Gulf of Aden in the vicinity of 1230N 04335E have been received. Masters are advised to be vigilent when passing through the region.

Throughout the UKMTO VRA vessels should implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 00817/01/2012 06:30
13.53
55.73
ApproachedWarning Warning Warning
At 0632 UTC / 17 JAN 12 / a merchant vessel reported an attempted attack by 1 skiff in position 13 32 N 055 44 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
***Vessel is SAFE***
The Pirate action group is still in the area.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.
Experience has shown that to transit W of 60E significantly increases the risk of piracy, although attacks have and will occur E of this area.
MSCHOA advises all vessels navigating in the Indian Ocean to consider keeping East of 60E when routing North/South and to consider routing East of 60E and South of 10S when proceeding to and from ports in South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya.
Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  or www.mschoa.org.
Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 00716/01/2012 08:15
15.03
58.23
AttackedAlert 007 - Pirate Attack
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : January 16, 2012
Alert type      : Pirate Attack
Location        : 15 02 N 058 14 E
Latitude        : 15 02 N
Longitude       : 058 14 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 007 / 2012.

At 0814 UTC 16 JAN a merchant vessel is currently under attack by 1 white skiffs in position 15 02 N 058 14 E. Vessel is SAFE.


Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx 


Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 00612/01/2012 09:50
14.85
56.05
AttackedAlert 006 - Pirate Attack
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : January 12, 2012
Alert type      : Attack
Location        : Arabian Sea
Latitude        : 14 51N
Longitude       : 056 44E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 006 / 2012.

At 0943  UTC/12 JAN/  a merchant vessel  is currently under attack by pirates/2 skiffs in position 14 51 N 056 03 E.

***This vessel mannaged to evade hijack. Vessel is safe***

***Pirate Attack Group is still in the area***

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness and implement Self Protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices, please see www.mschoa.org or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 00512/01/2012 02:35
1.62
46
Suspicious ActivityAlert 005 - Suspicious Activity
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : January 12, 2012
Alert type      : Suspect Vessel
Location        : [005] SOMALI BASIN 0137N 04600E
Latitude        : 01 37 N
Longitude       : 046 00 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 005/2012

At 0235 UTC / 12 JAN 2012/ a Pirate Attack Group consisting of one skiff was reported in position 01 37 N 046 00 E.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 www.mschoa.org, or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
ALERT 004/201210/01/2012 10:25
10.97
53.38
Suspicious ActivitySUSPECT VESSEL - POSSIBLE MOTHERSHIP
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of alert   : January 10, 2012
Alert type      : Suspect Vessel
Location        : SOMALI BASIN 10 58 E 053 23 E
Latitude        : 10 58 N
Longitude       : 053 23 E

---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 004/2012

At 1024 UTC / 10 JAN 12 / the pirated MV LIQUID VELVET could be acting as a mothership and was reported in position 10 58 N 053 23 E

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating within 100 nautical miles of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any ship acting suspiciously.

Vessels should report to UKMTO Dubai (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 www.mschoa.org. or http:\\www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx.

Upon receiving the vessels initial report, UKMTO will reply giving specific threat guidance relevant at the time.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
NSC 2/1206/01/2012 14:15
12.43
43.8
Suspicious ActivityNSC 2/12 - Suspicious activity
A vessel has reported seeing suspicious activity in the vicinity of the Bab al Mandeb. 
2 skiffs with 6 persons on board were seen acting suspiciously.

***This vessels is Safe***
*** The Pirate Attack Group is still in the region***

This is in the same area as Alert 001, Alert 002, and NSC 1/12.

Masters are advised to proceed with extreme caution while transiting this area.

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae), or NATO Shipping Centre (+44(0) 1923 956574 - info@shipping.nato.int).

Vessels are advised to implement self protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices 4. Please see http:\\www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx, or www.mschoa.org 
ALERT 003/201205/01/2012 04:45
22.45
60.98
AttackedALERT 003/2012
--WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 003 / 2012.

At 0446 UTC 04 JAN 2012 a merchant vessel was attack by 1 skiff with 6 POB in position 22 27 N 060 59 E.

**This vessel managed to evade hijack***
*** Vessel is SAFE***
The Pirate action group is still in the area.
 
While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective (defensive) measures in accordance with Best Management Practices Version 4 dated August 2011, please see www.mschoa.org or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx  

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
Alert 002/201204/01/2012 08:20
12.28
44.16
AttackedAlert 002/2012
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of Alert: 04 Jan 2012
Location: [002] GULF OF ADEN 12 17 N 044 10 E
Latitude: 12 17 N
Longitude: 044 10 E
Alert Details:
---WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 002 / 2012.

At 0822 UTC a merchant vessel was reported under attack by a skiff in position 12 17 N 044 10 E.

***This vessel managed to evade hijack***

The Pirate Attack group is still in the area.

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices please see www.mschoa.org, or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx 

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
ALERT 001/201204/01/2012 04:20
13.16
49.2
AttackedAlert 001/2012
A piracy alert has been raised by the Maritime Security Centre.

Date of Alert: 04 Jan 2012
Location: [001] Gulf of Aden 13 10 N 049 12 E
Latitude: 13 10 N
Longitude: 049 12 E
Alert Details:
--WARNING WARNING WARNING---

Alert number 001 / 2012.

At 0200 UTC a merchant vessel was attacked by 1 skiff in position 13 10 N 049 12 E.

**This vessel managed to evade hijack***
*** Vessel is SAFE***
The Pirate Attack group is still in the area.

While navigating in the region vessels are urged to operate at a heightened state of readiness, implement Self Protective measures in accordance with Best Management Practices please see www.mschoa.org, or http://www.shipping.nato.int/Pages/BMP.aspx

Merchant vessels are requested to report any suspicious activity to UKMTO Dubai (+97 1505523215 - ukmto@eim.ae).
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Alert 009/14
05/04/2014 08:30
20.25
59.04
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs and a dhowSuspicious Activity
Alert 006/14
30/03/2014 11:45
26.4
56.68
THIS EVENT IS JUDGED NOT PIRACY RELATEDMiscellaneous
Alert 007/14
30/03/2014 10:15
26.375
56.13
2 Skiffs approached merchant vesselSuspicious Activity
Alert 008/14
30/03/2014 08:05
24.86
60.98
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffsSuspicious Activity
Alert 005/14
07/03/2014 16:40
14.3
53.2
Merchant vessel approached by 3 skiffs in the Gulf of AdenSuspicious Activity
Alert 004/14
06/03/2014 07:45
22.451
60.486
Merchant vessel approached by 3 skiffsSuspicious Activity
Alert 003/14
03/03/2014 14:00
-1.6
41.8
Merchant vessel approached by 2 skiffs in vicinity of Kaambooni, Somalia. Skiffs retreated following warning shots by PAST.Suspicious Activity
Alert 002/14
13/02/2014 14:55
1.1
44.1
Merchant vessel approached by one skiffSuspicious Activity
Alert 001/14
17/01/2014 18:10
15.1
54.3
A merchant vessel attacked by two skiffs and mother shipAttacked
NSC 09/12/13
09/12/2013 04:50
12.86
47.86
Two Merchant Vessels approached/attacked by skiff.     Attacked
Alert 013/13
09/11/2013 14:10
-7.35
48.6
Merchant vessel attacked by skiffAttacked
NSC 6/11/13 Attack
06/11/2013 03:30
-5.66
46.97
Merchant vessel was attacked by a skiffAttacked
NSC 011/13
27/10/2013 11:20
13.25
43.16
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 010/13
14/10/2013 06:55
4.15
56.8
Approach 10/13Approached
NSC 003/13 Attack
11/10/2013 10:00
4.39
52.19
Vessel attacked by skiffsAttacked
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow ***UPDATE***
06/06/2013 08:00
11.6
49.25
UPDATE TO HIJACKED DHOW 050545ZJUN13Pirated
006/13 - Hijacked Dhow
05/06/2013 05:45
11.6
49.25
HIJACKED VESSELPirated
003/13
02/04/2013 07:00
0.866667
44.016667
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 002/13 UPDATE
28/03/2013 17:00
11.9
51.3
Update on Pirate Attack 002/13 Attacked
002/13
28/03/2013 08:30
11.9
51.3
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 001/13 UPDATE
19/02/2013 10:00
7.14
52.17
Update on Suspicious Activity NSC 001/13 Suspicious Activity
NSC 001/13
18/02/2013 11:50
7.14
52.17
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
001/13
05/01/2013 11:30
3
51.866667
PIRATE ATTACKAttacked
NSC 029/12
27/12/2012 05:35
26.28
56.72
Suspicious approachApproached
NSC 028/12 UPDATE
20/12/2012 11:15
11.3
49.15
UPDATE: Vessel ReturnedMiscellaneous
NSC 028/12 UPDATE
19/12/2012 12:50
11.3
49.15
Change to Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 028/12
18/12/2012 12:00
11.3
49.15
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
050/12
15/12/2012 15:40
24.58
57.57
Pirate AttackAttacked
NSC 027/12 - Approach
15/12/2012 04:30
24.15
59.07
Suspicious ApproachApproached
049/12
28/11/2012 11:00
6.67
59.08
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
048/12
20/11/2012 10:30
2.17
52.68
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC Alert 026/12
19/10/2012 12:45
8.31
50.46
HijackedPirated
047/12
10/10/2012 00:10
0.43
50.65
Fishing vessel attackedAttacked
NSC 025 /2012 (Updated)
09/10/2012 09:00
13.3
57.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 024/2012
24/09/2012 13:00
15.75
55.43
Dhow attackedAttacked
Alert 046 /12
17/08/2012 09:20
1.27
58.12
AttackMiscellaneous
NSC 023/2012
12/08/2012 13:00
17
54
PiratedPirated
NSC Alert 022/12
31/07/2012 14:00
12.35
43.98
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 045/12
27/06/2012 10:15
14.36
54.63
AttackAttacked
Alert 044/12
20/06/2012 12:00
20.48
59.05
PiratedPirated
Alert 043/12
20/06/2012 05:30
20.83
59.5
AttackAttacked
Alert 042/12 - Attack
18/06/2012 09:30
14.47
50.75
AttackedAttacked
NSC 21/12 - Approach
23/05/2012 14:10
12.8
43.18
ApproachedApproached
NSC 020/12 - Suspicious activity
18/05/2012 09:30
19.78
60.82
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
Alert 041/12 - Attack
10/05/2012 10:00
14.3
58.45
AttackedAttacked
Alert 040/12 - Pirated
10/05/2012 09:30
15.97
61.05
PiratedPirated
Alert 039/12 - Attack
09/05/2012 10:00
10.93
60.08
AttackedAttacked
Alert 038/12
07/05/2012 03:50
8.13
56.3
ApproachedApproached
NSC 019/12 Suspicious Approach
29/04/2012 06:00
13.43
42.65
Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 036/12
24/04/2012 19:40
4.55
54.63
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 035/12
21/04/2012 22:35
15.33
52.2
PIRATEDPirated
Alert 034/12
16/04/2012 08:00
-9.8
40.52
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 018/12 - Suspicious Approach
14/04/2012 06:55
16.9
65.98
NSC 018/12 - Suspicious ApproachApproached
NSC 017/12 - Suspicous Activity
14/04/2012 01:45
14.28
52.83
NSC 017/12 - Suspicous ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 032/12 - Attack
13/04/2012 11:15
-11.3
41
Alert 032/12 - AttackAttacked
NSC 016/12 - Suspicious Approach
09/04/2012 10:50
12.23
61.75
NSC 016/12 - Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 030/12 - Update 2: Vessel SAFE
06/04/2012 05:55
25.48
57.53
Alert 030/12 - ATTACK (Also Known as NSC 015/12)Attacked
Alert 029/12
04/04/2012 17:00
21.63
59.98
AttackedAttacked
Alert 028/12
28/03/2012 09:15
8.5
53
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 14/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE
28/03/2012 07:30
12
51.37
PiratedPirated
NSC 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing Vessel
27/03/2012 11:35
-3
55
NSC Alert 013/12 - Hijacked Fishing VesselPirated
Alert 027/12 - Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (12 Mar 12)
26/03/2012 03:30
7
69.82
Alert 027/12 Hijacked Vessel - UPDATE (29 Mar 12)Pirated
Alert 026/12
26/03/2012 03:00
-5.35
49.3
AttackAttacked
Alert 025/12
25/03/2012 14:00
14.28
56.85
AttackAttacked
Alert 024/12
23/03/2012 04:00
16.97
62.8
AttackedAttacked
Alert 023/12 - Attack
19/03/2012 02:55
5.65
53.33
Alert 023/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 022/12 - Attack
17/03/2012 11:20
5.78
53.83
Alert 022/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 021/12 - Attack
17/03/2012 06:25
13.15
48.75
Alert 021/12 - AttackAttacked
Alert 020/12
11/03/2012 07:35
13.21
57.83
AttackAttacked
NSC 012/12 - Suspicious Activity
09/03/2012 13:15
14.33
52.65
NSC 012/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 011/12 - Suspicious Activity
06/03/2012 10:30
13.67
50.67
NSC 011/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
019 / 2012
06/03/2012 05:20
14.33
52.75
AttackedAttacked
018/12 - Update
04/03/2012 09:25
16.57
59.8
PiratedPirated
NSC 10/12
03/03/2012 12:00
13.05
60.38
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
018/12
02/03/2012 12:20
21.45
62.62
AttackedAttacked
017/12
01/03/2012 21:35
17.15
58.28
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
016/12
28/02/2012 12:05
15.02
54.93
Alert 016/2012 - PiratedPirated
NSC 09/12
28/02/2012 08:00
12.56
43.5
AttackedAttacked
NSC 08/12
28/02/2012 07:00
16.05
58.96
ApproachedApproached
Alert 015/12
22/02/2012 11:25
13.51
50.36
AttackedAttacked
Alert 014/12
18/02/2012 07:15
-5.48
59.98
ApproachedApproached
Alert 013/12
17/02/2012 22:10
18.17
57.35
Vessel HijackedPirated
NSC 07/12
10/02/2012 05:10
20.01
60.65
Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
Alert 012/12
08/02/2012 14:40
16.05
62.43
Alert 012/2012 - Vessel Attacked, Suspected HijackedPirated
Alert 011
08/02/2012 07:45
-4.3
59.98
ApproachedApproached
NSC 6/12
06/02/2012 04:45
-5.05
66.28
ApproachedApproached
NSC 5/12 - Suspicious Activity
02/02/2012 04:15
7.88
76.3
NSC 5/12 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
NSC 4/12
28/01/2012 11:00
4.92
58.23
Suspicious ApproachApproached
Alert 010
20/01/2012 16:00
24.85
57.47
Alert 010 - Suspect VesselSuspicious Activity
Alert 009
19/01/2012 14:00
10.85
52.9
Alert 009 - Suspect VesselMiscellaneous
NSC 3/12
17/01/2012 07:35
12.5
43.58
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
Alert 008
17/01/2012 06:30
13.53
55.73
Warning Warning WarningApproached
Alert 007
16/01/2012 08:15
15.03
58.23
Alert 007 - Pirate AttackAttacked
Alert 006
12/01/2012 09:50
14.85
56.05
Alert 006 - Pirate AttackAttacked
Alert 005
12/01/2012 02:35
1.62
46
Alert 005 - Suspicious ActivitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 004/2012
10/01/2012 10:25
10.97
53.38
SUSPECT VESSEL - POSSIBLE MOTHERSHIPSuspicious Activity
NSC 2/12
06/01/2012 14:15
12.43
43.8
NSC 2/12 - Suspicious activitySuspicious Activity
ALERT 003/2012
05/01/2012 04:45
22.45
60.98
ALERT 003/2012Attacked
Alert 002/2012
04/01/2012 08:20
12.28
44.16
Alert 002/2012Attacked
ALERT 001/2012
04/01/2012 04:20
13.16
49.2
Alert 001/2012Attacked
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