Guidance


Below is a list of guidance documents adopted by IMO which are relevant to maritime security. The document list can be sorted by ''Name", "Title", date of "Adoption" and "Subject" by simply clicking next to each of the sort items:


 

 Non-IMO Piracy Guidance

 
  
  
 

 Documents

 
  
  
  
  
18/01/2010
  
Code of Practice for the investigation of crimes of piracy and armed robbery against shipsCrime investigation
23/05/2011
  
Guidelines to assist in the Investigation of the Crimes of Piracy and Armed Robbery against shipsCrime investigation
09/12/2010
  
MSC.1/Circ.1390CSO
23/12/2008
  
Request for information on national legislation on piracyLegislation
22/09/2011
  
Questionnaire on information on port and coastal State requirements related to Privately Contracted Armed Security on board shipsPCASP
25/05/2012
  
Revised interim guidance to shipowners, ship operators and shipmasters on the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships in the High Risk AreaPCASP
25/05/2012
  
Interim guidance to Private Maritime Security Companies providing Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board ships in the High Risk AreaPCASP
25/05/2012
  
Revised interim recommendations for Port and Coastal States regarding the use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board ships in the High Risk AreaPCASP
25/05/2012
  
Revised Interim Recommendations for Flag States regarding the use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board ships in the High Risk AreaPCASP
17/07/2014
  
Reminder to submit information in relation to MSC-FAL.1/Circ.2 on Questionnaire on information on port and coastal State requirements related to privately contracted armed security personnel on board shipsPCASP
22/01/2002
  
Measures to prevent the registration of "Phantom" shipsPhantom ships
29/02/1984
  
Measures to prevent acts of piracy and armed robbery against shipsPiracy (global)
21/11/1991
  
Prevention and suppression of acts of piracy and armed robbery against shipsPiracy (global)
17/11/1993
  
Measures to prevent and suppress piracy and armed robbery against shipsPiracy (global)
14/02/2011
  
Responding to the scourge of piracyPiracy (global)
26/06/2009
  
Piracy and armed robbery against ships - Recommendations to Governments for preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery against ships Piracy (global)
23/06/2009
  
Piracy and armed robbery against ships -  Guidance to shipowners and ship operators, shipmasters and crews on preventing and suppressing acts of piracy and armed robbery against shipsPiracy (global)
17/05/2010
  
Guidelines on operational procedures for the promulgation of Maritime Safety Information concerning acts of piracy and piracy countermeasure operationsPiracy (global)
15/06/2007
  
Piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters off the coast of SomaliaSomalia
16/04/2009
  
Piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters off the coast of SomaliaSomalia
03/08/2009
  
Piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters off the coast of Somalia - Information on Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) for ships transiting the Gulf of AdenSomalia
20/05/2011
  
Implementation of Best Management Practice GuidanceSomalia
14/09/2011
  
Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy (BMP 4)Somalia
20/12/2011
  
Piracy and Armed robbery against ships in waters off the coast of SomaliaSomalia
16/06/2009
  
MSC.1/Circ.1332Somalia
25/05/2012
  
Interim guidance for flag States on measures to prevent and mitigate Somalia-based piracySomalia
15/08/2013
  
Interim Guidelines for Owners, Operators and Masters for protection against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea regionWest Africa
05/02/2014
  
Prevention and suppression of piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in the Gulf of Guinea West Africa