Checklist for pirates attack or transit in HRA or High Risk Area

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1 All access to Engine Room, Bridge & Accommodation is closed. (Deck Watch Keepers to have access to accommodation from one Bridge Wing Door only)    
2 Extra lookout posted on Bridge & on Deck forward and Aft along with Hand held Communication Equipment.    
3 One Radar at small range to locate small moving crafts.    
4 Signal to warn of terrorist attack discussed with Ship’s Staff.    
5 Safe Mustering Area within the accommodation decided upon.    
6 Search Light on Bridge in good working Order.    
7 Adequate lighting arrangements made on shipside to dazzle potential Boarders. (Ensure that such lighting does not come in way of safe navigation due backscatter.)    
8 Anchor Hawse Pipe Plates are in place and locked to prevent boarding.    
9 Holds/Tanks entrances are sealed/locked.    
10 All Stores not in use sealed/locked.    
11 Deck Line under Pressure and hoses rigged at strategic intervals.    
12 Aware of position of other vessels in the vicinity. (To warn or to require assistance).    
13 Working Frequency of Nearest Radio Station or VHF Channel being monitored.    
14 Note last drill carried out to train Ship’s staff in above procedures.    
  IN    PORT  /  ANCHOR    
1 Access to the Ship restricted to one point. (Pilot ladders pulled up & secured)    
2 Gangway & Deckwatch linked with Duty Officer &/or Master through Hand

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