Tag: private armed security guards

  • Armed Security to be Provided for Vessels Anchoring at Base Buoy B9 in Douala, Cameroon

    August 22: The Port Authority of Douala issued the following statement on 22nd August: Shipowners and shipping agents of vessels calling at Douala Port are hereby Informed that in view […]

  • Failure Rates

    Pirates are becoming more daring but their success rate is tailing off, a new report says. Hijackings have fallen by one third this year thanks to the efforts of navies […]

  • Almost A Call To Arms

    After much internal debate The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has¬†arrived at a new¬†stance on the use of private armed security guards to defend merchant ships against attacks by Somali […]