Suspicious Approach / Gulf of Aden 01-080321





INCIDENT OVER

Event: Suspicious Approach

 

Date and Time: 8 March 2021, 0555UTC

Location: 95nm SE of Nishtun, Yemen / 120nm N of Socotra, Gulf of Aden

Position: 14°43.09’N, 053°31.3’E

Distance from Shore: 95nm from Yemen coast

 

Vessel Details

Type: TBC

L x B: TBC

Speed: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Damage to vessel: No damage

Damage to cargo: No damage

Security Present: Not reported

Weather: Light Air / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 0.9m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: 8 (2 persons in each boat)

Number of Craft: 4 “small craft”

Weapons Seen: Not reported

Equipment Seen: Not reported

 

Description: A merchant vessel has reported to UKMTO that it was approached by four small craft with 2 persons in each craft. No information on whether any weapons or other equipment
such as ladders were seen.

 

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