Wednesday, May 13, 2009

U.S. Ships Must Post Guards If Sailing Off Somalia

U.S. ships must post guards if sailing off Somalia.

This requirement shall be part of the Coast Guard's recently released Maritime Security Directive requiring U.S. flagged vessels to establish an anti-piracy plan.

There has been some debate throughout the blogosphere about whether US flagged vessels could be permitted to arm themselves against pirates; this debate now seems over.

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