Transiting Gulf of Aden and Somalia Basin

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued an advisory providing updated guidance for ships transiting the Gulf of Aden and the Somalia Basin.  Effective 1 February, the internationally-recommended transit corridor through the Gulf of Aden has been realigned so as to reduce the risk of collision, provide a measure of traffic separation, and allow maritime forces to conduct deterrent operations with a greater degree of flexibility. (1/30/09).

(Source: Holland & Knight)

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