A Citadel is a designated pre-planned area purpose built into the ship where, in the event of imminent boarding by pirates, all crew will seek protection. A Citadel is designed and constructed to resist a determined pirate trying to gain entry for a fixed period of time.
Under BMP what equipment is needed in a citadel?
The following list is by no means exhaustive but illustrates many potential needs and some key requirements for a comprehensive citadel counter-piracy strategy. As commented at Marseq’s conference, media disclosure of exact details of citadel construction, design and location is incredibly detrimental to those in the maritime industry that employ this method. Therefore the following information provides no specifics and has been carefully accumulated from only material that is open source and widely available.