Vessel approached by five skiffs in the Horn of Africa

Vessel approached by five skiffs in the Horn of Africa

02.05.2017: 1300 UTC: Posn: 12°8'0N - 44°16'0E,
As per our resources in the a MV vessel was approached by five skiffs in the Horn of Africa. These five Skiffs with 5 POB in each Skiff approached the vessel at 1300 UTC in position 12:08N - 044:16E, around 57nm SW of Aden, Yemen - Gulf of Aden. Out of the these Five skiffs, Four skiffs approached to port at 25kts and other skiff approached to starboard; starboard side skiff closed to 0.2nm. AST fired warning shots at starboard Skiff at which point all 5 skiffs turned away. Vessel and crew are reported safe.