Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Fax Message from KDD INMARSAT – C Service dated 16 June 2015.

2. Per above reference, on or about 161015H June 2015, Coast Guard Action Center received a fax message from KDD INMARSAT – C Service regarding M/V “Western Seattle”, a Philippine registered bulk carrier with call sign: DUEQ, MMSI: 548868000 and IMO Nr: 9660619 informing that the abovementioned vessel is under pirate attack and requesting for immediate security at latitude 14 degrees 47.08 minutes North, longitude 124 degrees 03.05 minutes East or at 45 NM North off Yog Pt., Pandan, Catanduanes.

3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the abovementioned vicinity are advised to be on the look–out for possible sightings, take necessary actions and if sighted report to the nearest PCG units or call/ text at cell phone number 0917-PCGDOTC (09177243682).

4. For information and widest dissemination.