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Flash Report
Wednesday 09 September 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Bab el Mandeb, Gulf of Aden


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Incident Details

Incident Type: General Alert

Location: Bab el Mandeb

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 09 Sept 2020, 1400 UTC

Lat/Long: 12° 28.00 N – 043° 34.00 E

Alert Number: 987

Incident Description

The UKMTO have been informed that the Yemeni Coastguard are conducting increased patrols in the Bab El Mandeb. The patrol vessels are hailing merchant vessels via VHF and the UKMTO are working with the Yemeni Coastguard to establish if this routine activity is related to the incident reported earlier today. Vessels encountering this type of activity are requested to inform the UKMTO by email or telephone.


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