UKMTO was advised on 14th Apr 2020 at 1228UTC that a vessel had been boarded by armed men, while at anchor in position 25-41N 056-59E. The vessel is now reported to be at anchor approx. 3nm of Ras Al Kuh, in vicinity of 25-48N 057-14E.
UKMTO is continuing to monitor the situation
UPDATE The vessel previously reported has now been released and is now under the control of the Master. Vessel and crew are safe.
All vessels in the vicinity are to stay vigilant and to report any incidents to UKMTO
VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION
Source : UKMTO Watchkeeper