Tag: private maritime security

  • 100 Series Rules Released

    The 100 Series Rules, an international standard of best practice for the use of force in the maritime security field, have been released 100 Series Rules Released Following a lengthy development […]

  • PMSC Accreditation Process

      Authorisation of the use of armed guards on board of Belgian Flagged vessels. Maritime Security Review has received and reviewed copies of the legal enactments. PMSC Accreditation Process Maritime Security […]

  • 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 […]

  • Isle of Wight firm training piracy security officers

    Ex-military personnel are being trained to be maritime security officers by an Isle of Wight company. Flying Fish, in Cowes, has shifted its focus from sailing and watersports courses to […]

  • Diplomatic Pirate

    According to a leaked UN report on Somalia, Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed admitted to UN investigators that he had given “one of the most notorious and influential leaders […]

  • Piracy to Stay in Retreat

    Navy and security officials say that aggressive navy action, private armed security teams and defensive measures by ships will ensure that Somali pirate activity will remain low despite the end […]

  • Floating Armouries

    Officials in Kenya have raised concerns over the “legal gray area” represented by the practise of private security firms storing weapons aboard floating armouries in international waters. Piracy fighters use floating armouries […]

  • A Merging Market

    According an expert observer, we can expect to soon see a spate of mergers and acquisitions in the private maritime security industry. Mark Hankey, MD of Flag Victor believes that […]

  • Standard Bearers

    The call for maritime security firms to come together to create a code of conduct and ethics, has been answered by the launch of the Security Association for the Maritime […]