UKMTO

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UKMTOUnited Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
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ADPC and the UKMTO, which is made up of serving UK Royal Naval personnel, International and Merchant Navy Liaison Officers, recently invited industry and other related organisations to the Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators Meeting (MIEVOM) which was held recently at the ADPC headquarters at Zayed Port.
In addition to hosting the meeting, ADPC has agreed to further support the work of the UKMTO and enable its personnel to deliver valuable counter piracy briefings for vessels calling at ADPC ports.
However, one of the fundamental requirements of BMP4 is that UKMTO is the primary point of contact for merchant vessels during piracy incidents in the HRA.
This system is largely in place but is heavily reliant on international structures such as the EU's Maritime Security Center--Horn of Africa (MSC-HoA) and the UKMTO. (43) The missions of these organizations are based on crisis response mandates that must be renewed by political decisions of their parent organizations and cannot be relied upon indefinitely.
EU NAVFOR then stated that the vessel was sea-jacked to the north of the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC), was not registered with MSC HOA and has had no communications with UKMTO, the British operation in Bahrain.
(15.) Fouche, H, "Piracy: The African Experience", paper delivered at the International Conference on Maritime Security in Southern African Waters, 22-23 July 2008, STIAS, Stellenbosch, p 5; and UK Maritime Trade Operations, "Piracy and maritime crime (Horn of Africa)", UKMTO Dubai Briefing, 21 September 2006.
The fleet will make use of the UK Maritime Trade Organization (UKMTO) based in Dubai.
The attack, and subsequent hijack, was reported through UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO).
Organisations confirmed to participate include; UKMTO, NATO, US Coast Guard, Bahrain Coast Guard, Sharaf Shipping, Brookings Doha Centre, BIMCO, Central Gulf Lines, NYK Lines, Indian Maritime Foundation and S.E.A.L.
"No further details of the attack are known at this stage," he said, adding that the vessel was registered with MSC (HOA) but had not reported to UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO).