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Flash Report
Saturday 25 January 2020
239NM NE of Aldabra, Seychelles
Incident Details

Incident Type: Suspicious Approach

Location: 239NM NE of Aldabra, Seychelles

Source: NYA

Incident Date: 24 January 2020, 1330 UTC

Lat/Long: 06:39:00S - 049:21:00E

Alert Number: 897

Incident Description

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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