Suspicious approach on a bulk carrier, Southern Red Sea
Issued: 2 months, 1 week ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
18 Sep 2021 - 15:10 CW Alert 013- (Sep 21) Indian Ocean General alert Possible Pirates UKMTO/IMB/Closed
It has been reported that a vessel was approached whilst underway 13nm west of Mokah Port by two suspicious boats, each with nine persons on board. The Armed Security team displayed their weapons resulting in the boats moving away. Vessel and crew are safe. UPDATE: Further investigations have established that the vessel involved was a bulk carrier, and the IMB have confirmed that ladders were sighted onboard the two suspicious boats.
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