Int’l Responses to DOS Weapons Demarche

Friday, November 06, 2009

The US Coast Guard posted a summary of the responses received to date from various port states to the Department of State (DOS) demarche requesting information regarding carriage and transport of self-defense weapons aboard US commercial vessels. The ten responses received to date are a mixed bag. South Africa, for example, responded with a simple “yes.” Oman said yes, but contact the local port authority. Djibouti said yes, but imposes license and transit fees. Latvia and Sweden responded “no.” The United Arab Emirates said “no” and added that persons or vessels entering with arms will be arrested. (10/23/09).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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