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The Maritime Security Centre – Horn of Africa (MSCHOA) aims to provide a service to mariners in the Gulf of Aden, the Somali Basin and off the Horn of Africa. More

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  • MPA, NUS form Centre for Maritime Law in Singapore
    September 4, 2015 8:17:00 AM

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has partnered the National University of Singapore’s (NUS’) law faculty to establish the Centre for Maritime Law (CML) and MPA Professorship in Maritime Law.
  • POSH defends $5m claim over property purchase
    September 4, 2015 7:40:00 AM

    Singapore-listed offshore services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) is seeking legal advice to defend a claim over property purchase.
  • Australia-Indonesia border tensions thaw
    September 4, 2015 5:00:00 AM

    Australia and Indonesia shook hands and made up last week, with the launch of a joint maritime enforcement training capability at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC).

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Best Management Practices

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In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events