Tag: MCA

  • Tanker stowaways: ‘Hijacking’ ends after special forces storm ship

    Seven people were detained when military forces stormed a tanker suspected to have been hijacked off the Isle of Wight. Sixteen members of the Special Boat Service (SBS) ended a […]

  • Seatrade & Cyber

    Maritime cyber security strategies continue to develop. Information sharing key to fighting cyber crime The maritime industry needs to undergo a cultural change concerning the sharing of information on cyber […]

  • Questions raised over mystery ship

    Former Norwegian craft owned by UK-based security company.  Questions raised over mystery ship By Tom Barnes QUESTIONS have been raised over the future of a former Norwegian Navy vessel currently […]

  • Challenges facing PMSCs

    Regulations and market forces creating new pressures for marsec firms. The regulatory and cost pressures facing private maritime security By Gary Howard from London The growth in use of the […]

  • MCA Approves ECDIS Package

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has given its formal approval to the Videotel Marine International CBT ECDIS blended learning package. The course is intended for all deck officers.  MCA APPROVES ECDIS TRAINING […]

  • STCW Stance

    The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has announced their stance with regards to maritime security operatives (guards) and STCW Basic Safety Training Courses. The MCA policy for sea-going security guards is […]