Local Notice to Mariners
Yemen Ports Authority
Yemeni Coastguard Patrols
The Port of Aden hereby notifies all shipping that, following the establishment of the Yemeni Coastguard Service in 2004, patrols of the Outer and Inner Harbours at the Port of Aden are being carried out on a 24/7 basis by coastguard craft.
These craft are currently of two types, as follows:
· Former US Coastguard Inshore Patrol Boats, approximately 14 metres in length, with white hulls and a diagonal red stripe on each side of the hull.
· Grey colour GRP (fibre-glass) high speed boats, approximately 7 metres in length, fitted with outboard motors and with a roof over the boat operators’ position aft.
Coastguard officers and crew wear blue uniform shirt, navy blue trousers, and may be armed.
It is anticipated that larger boats will be delivered
to the Yemeni Coastguard Service in future and will be based initially at the
coastguard base being constructed in
Thumbnails of coastguard boats are shown below. It can be enlarged by clicking on them.
Captain Hussein As-Saaidi
Harbour Master/Port Officer
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