Reporting indicates that a skiff approached a Container Ship whilst underway approximately 30nm north of Point Alpha.
The crew identified the skiff at a distance of 4nm, approaching at a speed of up to 20kts. The skiff continued to approach with a Closest Point of Approach of 0.1nm. When within 1nm the skiff changed her course to directly at the Container Ship.
Captain activated the fire hoses, sounded the ship’s whistle and the crew retreated to the Citadel. As the fire hoses where activated, the skiff stopped her approach at an approximate distance of 0.7nm from the Container Ship’s Starboard side.