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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.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle destroyed Red Sea

Open-source reports state that the French Navy frigate Lorraine, whilst escorting three commercial vessels within the Bab El Mandeb (exact time and position not specified) …

Robbery on an Oil Tanker, Indonesia

It has been reported that an armed robbery took place involving an oil tanker that was anchored at Belawan anchorage. The crew reported that two …

Unmanned Surface Vehicle Destroyed, Red Sea

Open source states that the US Navy successfully engaged and destroyed an unmanned surface vessel in the Red Sea, launched in the Houthi controlled area …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Vessel had faced GPS signal jamming when navigating near Juaymah Terminal, Saudi Arabia. This was experienced from 28th evening Saudi arab time till 31st …

Attack on a Vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 51nm Northwest of Mocha, Yemen. A Maltese-flagged cargo vessel has informed …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Destroyed, Red Sea

Open source states that the US Navy successfully engaged and destroyed one Houthi Unmanned Aerial Vehicle over the Red Sea (exact position not specified). No …

Suspicious approach on a cargo vessel, Gulf of Aden

A Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel has reported being approached by a small craft whilst underway, approximately 177NM Southeast of Nishtun, Yemen (exact position not specified). …

Five Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed, Red Sea

Open source reports that the US Navy engaged and destroyed five unmanned aerial vehicles over the Red Sea (exact position not specified).

Suspected Attack on a Container Ship, Indian Ocean

The UKMTO have been informed by a Master of a vessel, that there has been a suspected Unmanned Aerial Vehicle attack on the vessel while …

Attack on a vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a Panamanian flagged, tanker approximately 14nm Southwest of Al Mukha, Yemen (exact position not …

Attack on a Vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a vessel approximately 15nm Southwest of Aden, Yemen (exact position not specified). The authorities …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, unmanned surface vessel and one anti-ship ballistic missile launched in the Gulf of Aden

Open source reports state that one anti-ship ballistic missile was launched from a Houthi controlled area of Yemen into the Gulf of Aden (exact position …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Destroyed, Red Sea

Open source reports state that the Greek frigate HYDRA engaged two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles whilst providing protection to a merchant vessel in the Gulf of …

Attack on a Vessel, Gulf of Aden

It has been reported that there has been an attack on a merchant vessel approximately 72nm Southeast of Djibouti. The authorities are investigating. UPDATE: Further …

Live missile firing exercise, Arabian Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live missile firing will be conducted from 24th April 2024 0900UTC to the 25th April 2024 1400UTC …

Live weapon firing, Pakistan coast

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing is scheduled between 0300-1200UTC on 24th and 25th of April 2024 in area bounded …

Irregular activity towards a container ship, Arabian Sea

It has been reported that there has been a suspicious approach on a Panama-flagged container vessel whilst underway approximately 50nm Southeast of Socotra. Three skiffs …

Russian Salvage Ship Hit By Missile, Sevastopol

Open source reports state that the Ukrainian Defence Ministry claimed its forces had used a Neptune cruise missile to destroy the Russian salvage vessel KOMMUNA, …

Security Notification

The UKMTO are aware of media reports of an Israeli military strike against Iran. Vessels transiting the Arabian Gulf and Western Indian Ocean may observe …

Missiles Destroy Grain Storage Facilities in Pivdennyi-Yuzhne Port.

Open source reports state that Russian missiles have hit the port of Pivdennyi-Yuzhne, Ukraine (exact position and time not specified). President Zelenskiy reported in a …

GNSS Interference Report

USER: Bab El Mandeb strait NAVCEN: The GPS Operations Center reviewed the GPS Constellation and Control Segment, there are no known anomalies that might affect …