Merchant Shipping Notice 159

Merchant Shipping Notice 159

Security Guidance for Mariners Operating in the Gulf of Guinea.


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A Merchant Shipping Notice was issued on the 3 April informing all those concerned that a new publication for maritime security guidance for ships and seafarers operating off the cost of West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea was published.

This new publication replaces the previous guidelines which were applicable for the area.

The intention of the publication is to assist ships in planning their voyages and detect, avoid, deter, delay and report attacks.

The publication may be accessed from Maritime Global Security.

Merchant Shipping Notice 159

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