What is a summary of the key messages that were contained in MGN 420?

(1) Plan the voyage. Carry out a risk assessment and make an assessment of the measures required when transiting high-risk areas. 

(2) Plan and train for attack. (3) Be vigilant. (4) Maintain high speed where possible in high-risk areas. (5) Good communications with relevant authorities are vital. Report to relevant authorities before, during or after attack.


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What plan did MGN 420 advise all UK ships operating in waters where piracy incidents occur to have, and what should the plan cover?

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