Specifically, North P&I Club's correspondent McLeans advise that this additional security can be requested by the owner’s local agents and will remain on the vessel for the duration of the stay at the anchorage.

The Authority highlights that this service is provided for free and for an indefinite period.

The announcement for the protection of vessels anchoring in Port of Douala was made in September 2019, because of the increased piracy against crew and their safety in West African waters.

Therefore, the notice addresses that

Captains of the vessels and their crew are kindly advised to collaborate with the team for the success of the operation.

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