he Coast Guard - Gulf of Aden Sector,
specialized in securing ports and its facilities had witnessed rapid promotion
and development in all respects - quality and quantity - It owns and operate
fast, unique and advanced high-tech patrol boats, sophisticated weapons and a
The expansion took place over the past years in establishing advanced centers in
different marine sites on the coastline in each of Shukra and Ras Imran and
Omaira Creek. The preparations are underway for the establishment of other
centers on the island of Mokha and Myoon, the training of personnel and officers
local and abroad, selecting and joining large numbers of young people to serve
in this sector through the excellent relations of cooperation and coordination
between the Coast Guard authority in our country and developed countries.
The Gulf of Aden sector has received a number of Coast Guard patrol boats and
modern equipment used to monitor port marine basin, the coasts, movement round
the clock, as well as training groups of individuals and sector officers in
specialized institutes in those countries.
This had reflected on all the levels of security and stability experienced by
the Port of Aden and other ports during the past years in terms of significant
increase in shipping and commercial traffic volume.
The main responsibilities of the Coast
to secure the sea ports , its facilities and approach channels of
threats and to provide assistance to various vessels . Therefore the authority
is active in the conduct of maritime patrols and control points of the coasts
and the sea
It conducts extensive training exercises and field operations to address the
perceived risk, control armed robbery (piracy), boarding suspicious vessels and
dealing with the rescue operations to help vessels in all cases.