Operation Cerberus

IMO Maritime Safety Committee - Use of Armed Security Contractors
Interim guidance on the employment of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships transiting the high-risk piracy area off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian Ocean was approved by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee.
In the first four months of 2011, 214 incidents were reported to the IMO.

IMO Maritime Safety Committee - Use of Armed Security Contractors

Interim guidance on the employment of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships transiting the high-risk piracy area off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian Ocean was approved by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee.

In the first four months of 2011, 214 incidents were reported to the IMO.