PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS

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Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy

 

The Three Fundamental Requirements of BMP v

Section 1 Introduction 1

Section 2 Somali Pirate Activity –

The High Risk Area 3

Section 3 Risk Assessment 5

Section 4 Typical Pirate Attacks 9

Section 5 BMP Reporting Procedures 11

Section 6 Company Planning 13

Section 7 Ship Master’s Planning 17

Section 8 Ship Protection Measures 23

Section 9 Pirate Attack 41

Section 10 If the Pirates take Control 45

Section 11 In the Event of Military Action 47

Section 12 Post Incident Reporting 49

Section 13 Updating Best Management Practices 51

ANNEX A Useful Contact Details 53

ANNEX B UKMTO Vessel Position Reporting Forms 55

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ANNEX C Piracy Definitions 57

ANNEX D Follow-up Report 61

ANNEX E MSCHOA Vessel Movement

Registration Form 64

ANNEX F Additional Guidance for Vessels

Engaged In Fishing 68

ANNEX G Additional Advice for Leisure Craft

Including Yachts 71

ANNEX H Supporting Organisations 72