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June 2020

BMP West Africa (eBook)

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The maritime security situation off the West Coast of Africa is complex and dynamic. BMP – West Africa (WA) has been produced to help ships and seafarers avoid becoming the victims of maritime security incidents in these waters.

This publication aims to help ships plan their voyage and to detect, avoid, deter, delay and report attacks. Experience has shown that application of the recommendations in this publication makes a significant difference to the safety of seafarers.

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The fundamental requirements of BMP 
Section 1 Introduction 
Section 2 The threat 
Section 3 Threat and risk assessment 
Section 4 Planning 
Section 5 Ship Protection Measures 
Section 6 Reporting 
Section 7 Ships under attack
Annex A Contact details 
Annex B Maritime security charts 
Annex C Common understanding 
Annex D MDAT-GoG reporting forms 
Annex E Other maritime security threats 
Annex F Additional guidance for vessels engaged in fishing 
Annex G Additional advice for leisure craft, including yachts 
Annex H Definitions and abbreviations 
Annex I Supporting organisations 

Title: BMP West Africa (eBook)
Number of Pages: 71
Product Code: IT103216
Published Date: June 2020

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