Description: Trainees will focus on Best Management Practices (BMP) version 5 and discuss Tactical considerations for Boarding Teams and Vessel Protection Detachments (VPDs).

Objectives: Trainees will interpret the anti-piracy measures from a military perspective by:

  1. Describing the recommended anti-piracy & armed robbery at sea measures for the merchant shipping.
  2. Outlining the reporting procedure in high risk areas.
  3. Explaining the requirements and procedures in case of military intervention.
  4. Describe characteristics and use of citadel in merchant shipping.
  5. Explaining the recommendations in case if pirates take control.

The duration of the module is 1 training hour.