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26 Sep 17 – suspicious approach – near point A IRTC

At 260700ZSEP17 in posn 1208N 04415E (between Bab el Mandeb and IRTC Point A) , a Merchant Vessel reported sighting five skiffs with four POB, one skiff came within one cable.  Armed Guards showed weapons and skiff changed direction.  Vessel is SAFE. Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area

Source: UKMTO