Joint War Committee updates the Hull War, Piracy, Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Areas 25 April 2023 (JWLA-032)


( Following the ongoing hostilities in the Red Sea area, the Joint War Committee has revised the JWC Listed Areas with new version JWLA 032 as per attached. Further amendments to include Guyana and revised boundaries for Eritrea and Cabo Delgado.


Guyana, but only calls to offshore installations in the Guyanese EEZ beyond territorial waters



Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and Southern Red Sea

The waters enclosed by the following boundaries:

  1. on the northwest, by the Red Sea, south of Latitude 18°N
  2. on the northeast, from the Yemen border at 16°38.5’N, 53°6.5’E to high seas point 14°55’N, 53°50’E
  3. on the east, by a line from high seas point 14°55’N, 53°50’E to high seas point 10°48’N, 60°15’E, thence to high seas point 6°45’S, 48°45’E
  4. and on the southwest, by the Somalia border at 1°40’S, 41°34’E, to high seas point 6°45’S, 48°45’E

excepting coastal waters of adjoining territories up to 12 nautical miles offshore unless otherwise provided.



Eritrea, but only South of 18° N


Cabo Delgado 

The territorial sea of Mozambique and Tanzania enclosed by the following boundaries:

  1. To the north, from Mnazi Bay at 10°19.6'S, 40°18.9'E to high seas point at 10° 10.3' S, 40° 34.44' E
  2. To the south, from Baía do Lúrio at 13°30’S, 40°31.6’E to high seas point 13° 29.97' S, 40° 49.7' E.


For more details, click on the below image to download the latest JWC listed areas document:



Source: Lloyd's Market Association






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