Tag: floating armoury

  • Sri Lanka’s piracy efforts

    Anti-piracy work a lucrative sideline. Navy Chief: Navy to increase sea marshals for foreign ships The navy on Wednesday announced plans to secure a greater role in providing anti-piracy security […]

  • Avant Garde skipper bailed

    Captain was in charge of floating armoury. Ukrainian captain of MV Avant-Garde granted bail A Sri Lankan court Thursday granted bail to the Ukrainian Captain of the MV Avant Garde […]

  • PMSCs earn SL $20 million

    Avant Garde’s loss is Sri Lanka’s gain. Sri Lanka Navy earns over US$ 20 million from OBST Operations Sri Lanka Navy said it has earned the over US$ 20 million […]

  • AMGS armoury scrapped

    Floating armoury goes for scrap. Avant Garde ship sails to India to be sold for scrap metal The vessel used by the controversial Avant Garde Maritime Security Services as a […]

  • AGMS issues continue

    Avant Garde issues rumble on. Sri Lanka: Avant Garde owes Navy Rs. 1.7 billion — AG’s advice sought The Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka,  will consult the Attorney General for […]

  • Sri Lanka Navy’s piracy profits

    Job previously done by Avant Garde Maritime Services. Sri Lanka Navy earns over Rs. 2.3 billion in a year from maritime security operations The Sri Lanka Navy has earned over […]

  • Charges in Avant Garde case

    Illegal weapons are a serious issue for the private maritime security industry. Sri Lanka’s Gotabhaya Rajapaksa charged with corruption One of Sri Lanka’s most controversial politicians has been charged with […]

  • A lucrative trade

    Sri Lankan Navy earns big bucks from floating armoury trade. Navy earns Rs. 1,000 million The Navy said it had earned an income of Rs. 1,000 million since November 13, […]

  • HRAS comment on jailed crew

    Verdict deemed a travesty. Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of Seaman Guard Ohio Crew David Hammond, CEO Human Rights at Sea It has been reported that […]

  • Weapons ‘missing’ from floating armoury

    Majority recovered, says AGMS. ‘Over 170 Government weapons went missing from 2009 and 2013’ Kamal Jayamanna Avante Garde Employees Association Media Spokesman and former Manager of Commercial Vessel Protection, Lt […]