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UK recommends British-flagged ships adopt heightened security state: Sky News

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Britain has recommended all British-flagged ships go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed maritime industry sources.

A spokeswoman for the Department for Transport said: “The Department for Transport, as competent authority, regularly provides security advice to the UK and Red Ensign Group Shipping on how they should operate in areas of high risk.”