Douala, Cameroon - Port profile update
The UK Club have received the attached updated port profile for Douala, Cameroon, including new information regarding armed guards at anchorage.
Budd Group, who provided the port profile, go on to state that due to an increase in piracy near Douala anchorage, the Cameroon authorities have authorised the presense of three armed guards on board each vessel at Douala anchorage.
Members are referred to the full port profile attached, as well as an update from the local harbour master. Members can get in touch with their usual Club contact with any questions they may have.
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