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16 Feb 2021 – UKMTO NOTICE 012/FEB/2021



Description: MILITARY OPERATION – released on behalf of COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

A Maritime Security Operation (Focused Operation) will be conducted by Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in the Gulf of Aden between 26 February and 05 March 2021.

An increase of multinational naval units, aircraft and personnel will be operating under CTF 151 (Counter Piracy).  Mariners are reminded to navigate with caution whilst transiting this area.

Focused Ops Area coordinates:

  1. 1220N 04330E                              2.  1100N 04535E                          3.  1632N 05500E

1200N 04330E                                   1200N 04535E                                     1555N 05345E

1200N 04410E                                   1200N 04415E                                     1500N 05415E

1220N 04410E                                   1100N 04535E                                    1538N 05533E


  1. 1126N 05121E                            5.     1025N 05142E

1126N 05220E                                    1026N 05237E

1028N 05237E                                    0924N 05223E

1025N 05139E                                    0922N 05131E


Source: CTF 151

This NOTICE is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region.

Source: UKMTO Watchkeeper