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Weekly information of pirate
To all ships transiting the Gulf of Aden
Within the last 48 hours four ships have been attacked and hijacked by armed pirates in the vicinity 12 / 14 degrees north and 046 / 053 degrees east. All ships are strongly advised to maintain a strict visual and radar watch.
Early detection will allow ships to take measures to prevent boarding and request for assistance.
Intelligence sources revealed that there are now three suspicious vessels in the Gulf of Aden believed to be pirate mother vessels looking to attack ships with the intent to hijack.
The description of the suspected trawlers - long white, Russian made stern trawlers with names "BURUM OCEAN or ARENA or ATHENA". One of the trawlers is believed to be operating at approximately 60 NM NE of Bossasso, Somalia in the Gulf of Aden. Also intelligence indicates a blue-coloured tug operating in the same vicinity
The centre has received information that the suspected pirate mother ships are at the following positions:
BLUE-COLOURED TUG: 1159N 05056E at 25 0500 UTC Aug 08
Fishing trawler BURUM OCEAN: 1411N 04951E at 25 0930 UTC Aug 08
All ships are strongly advised to maintain a strict 24 hours visual and radar watch while transiting these waters and report any attacks or suspicious boats including the trawlers named above to the 24 hour IMB PRC:
Tel: +603 2031 0014 / +603 2078 5763
email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Suspected Pirate Mother Vessels:
Source: Coalition Forces