Boarded 460 nm East of Eyl, Somalia.

UKMTO has received a report that 5 to 6 unauthorized armed persons have boarded a merchant vessel in the vicinity of 460 nm East of Eyl, Somalia. Crew mustered in citadel. CSO reports that ship’s navigational lighting is limited and is likely to be below minimum anti-collision regulation specification. Vessels navigating in the vicinity should be aware of the potential hazard, in position 06°27’N 057°25’E. Vessels are advised to transit with caution and report any suspicious activity to UKMTO. 

Source: UKMTO

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