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Date: 4th June 2023
Location: 262648N, 0561118E
UKMTO ADVISORY Latitude: Longitude:
001/JUN/2023 Incident Date: Incident Time:
Source: MASTER 04/JUN/2023 1235UTC
UKMTO has been made aware of a MV being approached by 3 small craft, carrying armed personnel in an area 27nm miles north of Mina Saqr.
Vessel conducted self-protection manoeuvres iaw BMP5, small boats departed the area after 30 minutes.
Vessel and crew are safe.
This ADVISORY has been compiled from information provided by 3rd parties and has not been verified by UKMTO. The information is provided to inform the maritime situational awareness of mariners operating in the region. UKMTO is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.
Date: 1st June 2023
Location: 243840N, 0645956E
001/JUN/2023 01-02 05-09 12-16 19-23 and 26-27 Jun 2023 0400 – 1700UTC
Issued: 30 MAY 2023 2130UTC
NAVAL SHIPS WILL CONDUCT SURFACE, ANTI AIRCRAFT AND DEPTH CHARGE LIVE FIRING PRACTICE BETWEEN 0400 TO 1700 UTC FROM 01-02, 05-09, 12-16, 19-23 AND 26-27 JUN 23 IN FOLLOWING AREAS:
24-24.30N 066-42.00E B.
24-21.02N 062-30.03E DEPTH CHARGE FIRING AREA
Ships and craft are to keep well clear of assigned danger area on above specified schedule. All vessels in the vicinity are advised to remain vigilant and requested to report any incidents to UKMTO. All vessels are requested to inform UKMTO if any interference is noted on Radios/Radars/GPS.
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