Zentrale Kontaktstelle (Point of Contact)
Maritimes Sicherheitszentrum
Am Alten Hafen 2
27472 Cuxhaven

Phone: +49 30 18 54 20-1700 oder -1711 bzw. 1712
Fax: +49 47 21 39 48 52

Webcode for this Content: 16170657

Reporting obligations

Reporting obligation when passing high-risk sea areas

All seagoing ships passing sea areas of security levels 2 or 3 (Somalia/Gulf of Aden or West Africa/Gulf of Guinea) are obliged to use the established international reporting systems (MSCHOA, UKMTO resp. MDAT-GoG).

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Reporting obligation for the deployment of privately contracted armed security personnel

Approval for the deployment of privately contracted armed security personnel requires the reporting to the German Point of Contact (PoC) in Cuxhaven. This applies when any sea area of security levels 2 or 3 is entered, now also including the Gulf of Guinea. Please use this reporting form, prepared by the German PoC.