Security Notes

  Security Advice n 11-001



St. Vincent & The Grenadines Maritime Administration


To : All ships
Date : 28/02/11

Continent : Africa
Area : Off the coast of East Africa, the coast of East Oman the Coast of Madagascar, Seychelles, the southern Red Sea and Arabian Sea

Security Level : 2 -


Linked Document(s) : N/A


Subject : Incidents of Piracy



It is highly recommended setting of security level 2 or appropriate heightened security measures for all SVG vessels when transiting off the coast of East Africa, the coast of East Oman the Coast of Madagascar, Seychelles, the southern Red Sea and Arabian Sea as follows:

- vessels transiting within 1000 NM from the coast of East Africa and 750 NM from the East Coast of Oman between LAT 23 North and LAT 25 South, and in the southern part of the Red Sea below LAT 1620\' North, and Arabian Sea, excluding the territorial waters of India.

Mentioned areas are known to have continued high incidents of piracy, stowaways and/or criminal activity.