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Yachting Piracy Bulletin

Somali Piracy warning for YACHTS


BMP4

Best Management Practices

For signed-up users please see Advice To Masters section of the website

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