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Kenya plans new OPV

New OPV planned for enhanced maritime security.  Navy plans to acquire offshore patrol vessel for ocean surveillance Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday said his government is in the process of acquiring ...
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NZ Navy takes over anti-piracy mission

Royal New Zealand Navy takes over Combined Task Force 151.  NZ Navy takes over anti-piracy mission New Zealand has taken command of an international counter-piracy task force for the next four months. Command ...
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Chinks in PMSC Armour?

The collapse of GoAGT has led to renewed scrutiny of the marsec industry.  Chinks Appear in the Maritime Security Armour An Op-Ed piece by Simon Biggs, ASKET Ltd. Recently, we have seen the ...
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PMSCs: 7 Key Questions for shipping

Collapse of GoAGT leads to increased scrutiny of due diligence procedures.  PMSC's bankruptcy and ISO 28007 - 7 Key Questions that may help   The issues that led to GoAGT ceasing to ...
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UNCTAD: trends in maritime piracy

United Nations publishes report into piracy. UNCTAD overview of trends in maritime piracy UNCTAD has recently published a two-part report considering the costs and trade-related implications of maritime piracy and taking stock of ...
Ghana to set up special naval units, maritime crime courts to counter piracy

Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot?

Recent attacks causing concern. Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot? Two recent attacks have raised concerns that Ghana could be turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at ...
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Seaman Guard Ohio drama continues

Seaman Guard Ohio drama continues US ship: Tamil Nadu police to move Supreme Court DC | V.P. RAGHU Chennai: Having being ticked off by the Madras high court recently for booking crew members of ...
Tackling Insecurity in West Africa's Waters

Panic rooms for ships

The legalities of running with armed guards in West Africa mean options are needed. Panic rooms for ships With the latest security alert from BIMCO effectively rendering the use of armed guards ...
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Piracy still a threat

PMSC union raises concerns over complacency. Piracy still a threat – maritime security union In spite of a global drop in maritime piracy, the threat still remains, especially off West Africa and ...
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HMAS Toowoomba gets female Command

Commander Catherine Hayes becomes first female in RAN to command a warship in the M.E. HMAS Toowoomba deploys with first female commander Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has congratulated Commander Catherine Hayes, who has ...

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