MarAd alert: Boarding at sea off Somalia

(WASHINGTON) — A maritime incident has been reported in the Arabian Sea in the vicinity of 12-03N, 061-20E, approximately 700 miles east of Bossaso, Somalia, on Thursday, Dec. 14. The incident has not been confirmed. The nature of the event is reported to be a boarding at sea.

UKMTO incident report No. 478 has been issued at: Recent Incidents ( Further updates will be provided when available.

This alert will automatically expire on Thursday, Dec. 21. Any questions regarding this alert should be directed to

– U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd)

By Professional Mariner Staff