The formats are outlined on CHART Q6099 and in Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy and Enhance Maritime Security in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea (BMP5). The key output from UKMTO is the maintenance of a coherent Maritime Situational Awareness picture in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea, in order to inform and support industry, contributing to the safety of the mariner.

Information displayed on these pages are derived from a variety of sources, including UKMTO and other reporting maritime security organisations within the region.