New Seven Line Brevity Format for Suspected Piracy ContactsFebruary 12, 2009 - 08:59
Immediate Voice Comms Reporting Format (VHF, Radio, Mobile or Sat phone)
It is requested that immediate reports of suspect pirate activity cover the 7-Line reporting format as seen below. This is not prescriptive, but it will enable the pertinent information to be relayed to naval assets in the most efficient manner so that it can be acted upon expeditiously.
LINE 1: Who is the originator of this information?
LINE 2: Date & Time (Zulu) of Incident.
LINE 3: Latitude & Longitude of Incident.
LINE 4: Estimated True Course and Speed of Suspect Vessel(s).
LINE 5: Brief Vessel(s) Description (length, color, type, bow shape).
LINE 6: List all of the triggers below that can be seen or heard:
Name of vessel (state if it is missing), Number of personnel on board, Weapons, Ladders,Grappling Hooks, Fishing Equipment, Provisions (Fuel/Oil Tanks), AIS transmission, Navigation lights irregular or off at night, Response to VHF, Items being thrown overboard
LINE 7: Brief Description of Activity.
EU Naval Force Somalia Operation ATALANTA conducts first trilateral exercise with Japanese and Djiboutian forces.
48Th SHADE CONFERENCE – 26-27 MAY 2021
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA – OPERATION ATALANTA HOLDS CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY
Force Commander EU NAVFOR Somalia meets with his CMF counterpart to coordinate and de-conflict after approval on new Operation Atalanta mandate
Operation ATALANTA´s new mandate enters into force on 1st of January 2021. New tasks will reinforce the EU NAVFOR’s counter-piracy core responsibilities.