The Navy source UKMTO issued a NOTICE 001/AUG/2017 on 9 Aug 2017 on its webpage https://www.ukmto.org/-/media/ukmto/advisory/indian-ocean/2017/august/ukmto-notice-001-aug-2017.pdf , with guidance on transits through the Bab El Mandeb (BeM) and associated waters.

The importance of this Notice is the distinction highlighting risks of piracy from threats of terrorists and regional war conflicts, as shown in the chart below, following with more details:

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