Tag: private security for ships

  • New Nigerian policy on PMSCs?

    Will Nigeria relax its current rules on PMSC use? Navy chief seeks new policy on private maritime security By Eugene Agha The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral […]

  • Call for SE Asia PMSCs

    Territorial nature of waters causes legal issues. MIMA: Hire private security to prevent pirate attacks Bernard Cheah KUALA LUMPUR: The Maritime Institute of Malaysia has called on shipping companies to […]

  • Trial date set for armed guards, crew

    Misery continues for former Seaman Guard Ohio crew. US anti-piracy ship crew ordered to appear before Tuticorin court MADURAI: A judicial magistrate court in Tuticorin on Monday ordered 35 crew […]

  • PMSCs illegally moving weapons

    Concerns raised in Malaysia. Security firms ferrying arms illegally in M’sian waters Maritime security contractors are ferrying weapons and ammunition on board foreign vessels in Malaysian waters without prior approval, […]

  • Are PMSCs the answer for the Med?

    The question is being asked… Faced with migrants and terrorists is private security the answer for Med shipping? By Charlie Bartlett from London As if it is not enough for […]

  • Pirates cite navy as deterrent

    EUNAVFOR and NATO due to withdraw in late 2016. Prisoner survey notes international naval presence as the primary deterrent to pirates UNODC and OBP jointly conducted an informal survey of […]

  • Seaman Guard Ohio crew devastated

    Former AdvanFort men face long wait. ‘Devastated’ crew of Seaman Guard Ohio could wait six months for trial to start By Marcus Hand from Singapore It could take up to six months for […]

  • AdvanFort Brits to face trial

    Move stuns defence team, devastates relatives. Six ‘stranded’ Britons face India weapons charge trial Six British men unable to leave India for the past two years despite charges against them […]

  • Piracy: Response & Training Officers

    As pirate attacks fall away in some regions, alternatives to armed guards are sought. The Need for Response & Training Officers Guest Article by: John Twiss MSyI Lies, damned lies […]

  • The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards

    Shipping companies eye the bottom line. The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards By Wendy Laursen It’s a subject that ship managers are reticent to talk about, but many are now […]