• BIMCO updates Guardcon

    Serious concerns over firearms’ provenance. BIMCO updates GUARDCON guidance notes to reinforce importance of validating firearms end user certificates. Press Release BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, has today […]

  • Neptune joins BIMCO

    Maritime security company becomes one of a handful to join BIMCO. Neptune Achieves BIMCO Associate Membership Status Neptune Maritime Security is pleased to announce that, as an ISO PAS 28007-certified […]

  • Higher Standards of Private Security

    The International Standards Organisation will present a draft proposal for the selection and use of Armed Guards to the IMO this week. While the security industry prepares for yet another […]

  • Why size matters: Piracy and PCASP teams

    Over the course of the last two to three years the use of privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) in the High Risk Area in the Northwest Indian Ocean has […]

  • Shippers Arm Themselves

    From the perspective of private industry, hiring armed guards has traditionally been viewed as a costly and risky move that creates more liabilities than it resolves. Furthermore the shipping industry […]

  • Lost in Translation?

    As pirate attacks on commercial vessels continue to rise, the number of successful hijacks continues to fall, in no small part due to the effectiveness of private maritime security companies. […]

  • GUARDCON Contract Published

    BIMCO has published the GUARDCON standard contract for the employment of security guards on vessels. GUARDCON’s objective is to create a contractual benchmark for the employment of security services so […]