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. The 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 but essential travel by yacht and leisure craft on the high seas (more than 12 nautical miles […]