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Posted: November 12, 2009

Coast Guard details expected courses of action following pirate attack


The U.S. Coast Guard recently released a port security advisory informing mariners and others about expected courses of action during and after an attack by pirates. The advisory addresses possible outcomes of a pirate attack and provides expected courses of action for the crew and master, and the vessel owner or operator.

The advisory is available on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Homeport Web site, and can be located with a search for: Port Security Advisory (9-09).