Maritime Security Transit Corridor established


Recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab Al Mandeb have highlighted the risks associated with transiting these waters.  The multiple types of risks and the broad expanse of ocean on which these attacks can occur dictate that Naval Forces must be used in the most efficient manner possible.  To assist in this, CMF has established a Maritime Security Transit Corridor (MSTC). The MSTC consists of: The Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) The BAM TSS and the TSS West of the Hanish Islands A two-way route directly connecting the IRTC and the BAM TSS When combined, these sections as a whole will be termed the MSTC.  The purpose of this corridor is to provide a recommended … Continue reading