Jun 122009


The UKHO has produced an Anti-Piracy Planning Chart as part of an initiative driven by the EU Naval Force.

The chart, numbered Q6099, covering the Gulf Of Aden, south of the Horn of Africa with a larger scale inset showing the Gulf of Aden Transit Corridor, is designed to collate all relevant information for the area and to raise awareness. The chart has the transit corridors marked, UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) Dubai reporting boundaries, instructions to avoid becoming a victim and telephone numbers in the case that a ship is attacked.

The chart is to be provided free of charge with the aim of getting a copy on board all commercial vessels operating in the area.

Distributors and shipping companies that wish to acquire the chart will need to contact:

Maritime Security Centre – Horn of Africa (MSC-HOA) postmaster@mschoa.org

Telephone: +44 (0)1923 958 545
Fax: +44 (0)1923 958 520

Download a copy here (Right Click and save)

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