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

1. Reference: Message from Commander, Coast Guard District Southwestern Mindanao dated 21 January 2020.

2. Above reference pertains to the abduction of eight crew of fishing trawler that transpired last 17 January 2020 by six gunmen in black suits aboard a grey speed boat. Three of eight missing crew were recovered by the authorities. The abandoned fishing trawler were reportedly found about 4.24 nautical miles off Tambisan Island at this approximate position:

Lat 05°30’31’’ N

Long 119°04’42’’ E

3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting on the above-mentioned areas on the said date are advised to take note of the information and take precautionary measures at all times.

4.  The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.