Anti Piracy

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Best Management Practice 3 Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and Arabian Sea Area


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Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and in the Arabian Sea Area
(Version 3 – June 2010)

Suggested Planning and Operational Practices for Ship Operators, and Masters of Ships Transiting the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea

First Printed June 2010 ISBN 978 1 85609 397 2

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Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8 Section 9 Introduction Somali Pirate Activity Risk Assessment Typical Pirate Attacks Implementing BMP Company Planning Masters’ Planning Prior to Transit – Voyage Planning…...