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MSCI Alert

2018-009A-Sulu and Celebes Seas-Terrorist Threat


A maritime threat has been reported in the waters near Sabah, Malaysia. ReCAAP issued a warning on October 30, 2018 of an Abu Sayaaf threat to kidnap businessmen or ship’s crew of foreign vessels passing through this area.  Exercise caution when transiting this area.  Further updates will be provided when available. This alert will automatically expire on November 6, 2018. See U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-010 for additional information on this area. The ReCAAP warning is available under the 2018 tab at under the 2018-others category.