Rules to Protect Container and Bulk Shipping Against Pirates Set Out Acceptable Levels of Force – Latest industry shipping news from the Handy Shipping Guide

WORLDWIDE – One of the most difficult and traumatic things which can happen to any individual or group is to be subjected to a physical assault. Although it is universally agreed that everyone has a right to defend themselves against such an attack the response, and the specifically acceptable methods and degrees of defence, vary from culture to culture and there can never can be a definitive answer to what constitutes reasonable force in what are, after all, unique experiences. With the rise in piracy and the promotion of new security methods the shipping industry needs guidance as to the use of force when a container vessel or bulk tanker comes under attack and this month someone has released the closest thing possible to a definitive guide to the amount of force acceptable when attempting to fend off a hijack.

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