Tag Archive: private-security-on-ships
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Development & Regulation of PMSCs

Defence cuts could see increase in use of PMSCs The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and maintain ocean-going navies, ...
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Tugs face pirate danger at sea

Route takes tugs through high risk waters.  Danger ahead for tugs as they head to Dubai TIM DONOGHUE They're used to rough seas, but not to the sort of dangers that lie ahead ...
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Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Ship

Incident has not yet been confirmed by reporting agencies.  Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea Pirates attempted to board freighter sailing off coast of Somalia, but were thwarted by ...
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Private Security Drones for Anti-piracy Ops

PMSCs to use drones in vessel protection? Private Security Drones for Anti-piracy Ops We've talked about privately-funded drones for maritime eco-activism and  humanitarian operations, so it's not surprising to see another naval mission where unmanned ...
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Drum Cussac and Ambrey agree deal

Ambrey to take on DC's maritime business. Drum Cussac and Ambrey Risk agree sale and purchase of Maritime Transits Security Business Drum Cussac, the leading global business risk consultancy, and Ambrey Risk, ...
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Where are all the Somali pirates?

Navies, PMSCs and increase in prosecutions are suppressing piracy off Somalia. Where are all the Somali pirates? By BRIAN RIES In a year that's seen the rise of the Islamic State in Syria ...
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Caught in the crossfire

Agony continues for private maritime security operatives in India.  Caught in the crossfire – crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio By Michael Grey from London There is widespread outrage at the failure of ...
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Secure anti-piracy anchorages

Despite piracy in region, SAAs have so far been 100% effective. SAA offers secure, legal anchorage against pirates in Nigerian waters By Lee Hong Liang from Singapore A partnership project between the Nigerian Navy, Ocean Marine ...
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Seaman Guard Ohio crew face retrial

Anguish for security guards and their families set to continue. Seaman Guard Ohio crew face retrial in India The Mission to Seafarers has announced that the freed crew of the MV Seaman Guard ...
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India CG concerned about PMSCs

Merchant ships with armed security guards apparently now pose a threat.  Armed cargo ships along India's coast pose security threat: ICG CHENNAI: Commercial ships with armed men on board, which navigate along ...

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