SailNet Community - View Single Post - Royal Australian Navy disrupts Somail pirate attack
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 03-16-2011
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 88
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Citadels have been around several years and are very effective. As noted, the crew can retreat to the citadel and can communicate and control the vessel from a secure location. The idea being that, if the rescuers know that all the crew is located in one safe locations, anyone running around elsewhere is a tango (bad guy). Problem is, citadels are quite expensive and the smaller shipping lines can't afford them or they don't want to afford them.
VetMike is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome