Recent Incidents

Attacked - UKMTO-IO #15

Date: 15th April 2017

Location: Lat 12.75, Long 48.03

REF WARNING 003 APR 17/WARNING 003 APR UPDATE 1 MV was attacked in psn 12-43.5N 048-02E by a Skiff with 7 POB. Shots were fired at MV. Incident lasted for 45 minutes, MV AST returned fire and skiff turned away. MV and Crew are SAFE. No casualties or damage observed.
Attacked - UKMTO-IO #14

Date: 14th April 2017

Location: Lat 15.93, Long 52.345

Ref Warning 002 APR 17.ADVISORY 005 APR 17. Vessel and crew are now SAFE. MV was approached in psn 15-55.8N 052-20.7E by a small boat with 6-7 armed POB and attempted to board MV several times with no success. Shots were fired towards MV and then small boat departed area, no casualties or damage was observed.

Source: UKMTO