Incident Type: Suspicious Approach
Location: 239NM NE of Aldabra, Seychelles
Incident Date: 24 January 2020, 1330 UTC
Lat/Long: 06:39:00S - 049:21:00E
Alert Number: 897
Whilst underway, a MV sighted a suspicious fishing vessel. The fishing vessel followed the MV on a parallel course for approximately four hours before turning off its AIS and lights, reducing its speed. Two speedboats were then launched, approaching the MV within a distance of 5NM. The MV activated its security measures and the speedboats retreated. Vessel and crew reported safe.
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