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Pirate Action Group operating off Somalia
Issued: 1 day, 16 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
18 May 2024 - 00:30 CW Alert 014- (May 24) Indian Ocean Maritime incident Possible Pirates IMB
The IMB have received information from the Puntland Police, that a possible Pirate Action Group consisting of two boats crewed by both Somalian and Yemen nationals may be operating in an area off Garacad, Somalia (exact position not specified) since 1826UTC 17th May 2024. Vessels are advised to keep well clear of this location and exercise extreme caution if in the vicinity.

Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 24nm Southeast of Mokha, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Attack on a vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 30nm Northwest of Mokha, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Incident involving a container vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 30nm South of Mokha, Yemen (exact location …

US and UK Warships shoot down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Red Sea

Open source reports state that during the early hours of the morning (exact time and location not specified) the US Arliegh Burke class guided missile …

UKMTO issue warning of an active Somali Piracy Action Group, Somalia

The UKMTO have reported that a Somali Piracy Action Group is currently active off the coast of Somalia. This notice is active until 13:00 UTC …

Attack on a vessel off Mokha, Yemen

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 30nm Southwest of Mokha, Yemen. UPDATE: The …

Attack on a vessel, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident, approximately 60nm Southwest of Hodeidah, Yemen (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE …

Suspicious approach on a vessel in Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 50nm Northwest of Mokha, Yemen (exact location …

Hijacking on a vessel, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in a location 383nm East-southeast of Socotra. The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO …

Incident involving a container vessel, Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have been made aware of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO have received a report …

Irregular Activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy ordered the vessel to …

Irregular activity South of Al Duqm, Oman

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident 90nm South of Al Duqm, Oman (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. Vessels …

Vessel approached, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that a Malta-Flagged bulk carrier was approached whilst underway 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. The approach is reported to have occurred following …

Attack on a vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that an incident occurred, 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. Further confirmed information has been received stating that two …

MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GoG have released a notice stating that they are aware of a Piracy Action Group currently operating in the Zone D Area of the …

Irregular activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy ordered the vessel to …

French Frigate shoots an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open source reports that the French frigate Languedoc shot an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in the Red Sea approximately 15 nautical miles West of Mokha, Yemen …

Attack on a tanker near the Bab El Mandeb, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, 15nm West of Mokha, Yemen. The authorities are …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Red Sea

It has been reported by the master of a Marshall Island flagged cargo vessel whilst underway that 3 Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAV) were spotted circling …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Red Sea

The Master of a Singapore-flagged vehicle carrier reported an incident involving two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) whilst underway approximately 67nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. One …

French Frigate shoots down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open source reports that the French frigate Languedoc shot down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Red Sea approximately 68 miles West of Hodeidah (exact …