Protection against Somalia based piracy: best management practices

Guidelines on deterring piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Somalia.


Best management practices for protection against Somalia based piracy

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Features suggested planning and operational practices for ship operators, and masters of ships transiting the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea so as to avoid, deter or delay piracy attacks.

Published 11 August 2011