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188.8.131.52 PIRATES DETECTED PRIOR TO BOARDING THE VESSEL
Provided the vessel has not been ordered by the pirates to maintain radio silence, contact should immediately be made with other vessels in the vicinity, authorities ashore and the Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) by sending a “Piracy/armed robbery attack” message. The PRC is based in Kuala Lumpur and can be contacted on a 24 hour basis.
Anti piracy helpline numbers:
Telephone +60 3 201 0014
Telefax +60 3 238 5769
If the report is to be made in writing the Piracy and Maritime Violence Incidence Report in Annex 9 of this publication should be used and sent to
IMB Piracy Reporting Centre
International Maritime Bureau
PO Box 12599, 50782 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.