Tag Archive: private-security-on-ships
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AdvanFort case after effects

Is it time for ITLOS to have its mandate increased to allow crew members’ own countries to intervene on their behalf? Seaman Guard Ohio decision raises concern for maritime security operators by ...
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HRAS comment on jailed crew

Verdict deemed a travesty. Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of Seaman Guard Ohio Crew David Hammond, CEO Human Rights at Sea It has been reported that the principal sessions court ...
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Unsafe on high seas

The shrinking world of armed piracy protection. Unsafe on high seas Jayaraj Sivan CHENNAI : Private maritime security services was touted as a $7 bn business globally three years ago but it is ...
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Flag state adopts PMSC ISO

Flag joins many shipping companies in preferring accredited security providers. Marshall Islands first to adopt new standards for PMSCs The Republic of the Marshall Islands has informed those companies with vessels under ...
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Armament on the High Seas

Floating armouries "a major security concern", apparently. Armament on the High Seas By Liza Kane-Hartnett Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security firm Avant Garde ...
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Nigeria, armed guards and red tape

Risk Intelligence updates its advice for using armed guards in West Africa. Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions Nigeria The current practice of using Nigerian Navy (and ...
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Navy signs MOUs with 29 PMSCs

Navy claims to have streamlined operations of PMSCs. Nigerian Navy signs MOUs with 29 Private Maritime Security Companies Posted by ADELEYE.AJAYI The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said the Nigerian ...
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Maltese firm denies armoury plans

Suggestions armoury would be useful for PMSCs operating in region. Maltese firm denies private armoury in Maldives by Philip Leone-Ganado A Maltese company is reportedly in negotiations to set up a controversial “private ...
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Collective Effort Keeps Piracy Suppressed

All the pirates need is one successful hijack. Collective Effort by Maritime Industry and Naval Forces Keep Pirate Attacks Suppressed: EU Naval Force Operation Commander, Major General Martin Smith MBE At a ...
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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 Ibok Ekwe-Ibas has ...

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