Information Fusion Centre (IFC), a regional Maritime Security centre hosted by the Republic of Singapore Navy, recently shared an infographic with Manifold Times on light measures that it is recommending the master to adopt while transiting in the area of concerns especially the Phillip channel and Singapore Strait.
IFC said the infographic was created in light of the increased theft, robbery and piracy at sea (TRAPS) incidents at the Singapore Strait.
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It also recommends ships’ Company Security Officers to inform their vessels to subscribe and receive the latest MARSEC alerts within IFC’s Area of Interest on its social media platforms.
1) Telegram – http://bit.ly/Information_Fusion_Centre
2) Whatsapp – https://bit.ly/WhatsApp_IFC
3) Twitter – https://twitter.com/Info_Fusion_Ctr
“As Telegram allows users to access previous postings, and for knowledge management purpose, hence we strongly encourage the masters to subscribe to the Telegram channel,” IFC said.
“Hopefully this will also lessen the burden of the CSOs and masters can receive timely alerts from our channels.”
Photo credit: Information Fusion Centre
Published: 6 April, 2023
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