Tag: FCO

  • UK Ships May Fire on Pirates

    Under new guidance issued to UK-flagged ships, armed guards on vessels in the Indian Ocean have permission to fire first to fend off Somali pirates.┬áThe new advice is clearer than […]

  • Support Failure

    A couple held captive by Somali pirates for more than a year have criticised the British government in a book, for failing to support their family. Paul and Rachel Chandler […]

  • Sailing Into Danger

    The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its advice for all but┬ábut essential travel by yacht and leisure craft on the high seas (more than 12 nautical miles […]