This book's objective is to help marine and electrical engineers acquire the knowledge required by STCW for management and operational level endorsements and to become more familiar with various electrical applications that can be found on board ship.
The purpose of this guidance is to protect seafarers, the ship and cargo and, to facilitate threat and risk assessment and planning for voyages transiting areas where the threat of attack by pirates and armed robbers exists.
This publication will help ship operators, Masters and mariners prepare for external threats to safety in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. It has been written jointly by shipping industry organisations, supported by military organisations. It complements guidance on piracy in the latest IMO MSC circulars, but also addresses other threats specific to the region.