Company allegedly offering forged certificates.
Vashi institute faking AK-47 training busted
By: Sandip Kolhatkar
Pune-based maritime consultant warned cops after man seeking job approached him with cert claiming training in handling restricted weaponry; ...
Crew have not been paid by Advanfort since November 2013.
Insurers have abandoned our crew, claims Advanfort
By Gary Howard from London
Private Maritime Security Company (PMSC) Advanfort says that its insurers have "turned a blind ...
Crew now held for over 500 days.
Maritime charities appeal for action for MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew
Indian authorities acting unlawfully with continued detention of MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew: maritime charities appeal ...
Investigations continue into floating armoury used by many PMSCs.
Sri Lanka travel ban for Gotabhaya Rajapaksa over arms ship
A court in Sri Lanka has banned Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the former president's brother ...
Row over AGMS continues.
Controversy over floating armories
By Kishani Samaraweera
Floating armory discovered in the Galle Harbor made headlines since several allegations were made regarding its legality. However, Leader of the House, ...
Despite focus on SE Asia, concerns over IOR remain.
MAST warns that ships are still at risk in Indian Ocean
Maritime Asset Security & Training (MAST) has warned that ships in the ...
Former AdvantFort security officer still unable to leave India.
Ashington pirate-hunter's bid to come home backed by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
The MP said he would push Indian authorities for the release ...
Private maritime security companies can assist African states.
Maritime Security in Africa: Potential for the Private Sector?
Dirk Siebels thinks that the private sector should contribute further to Africa’s maritime security. As ...
Confusing situation for shipping.
The use of Nigerian Navy and Police with or without security advisors in private maritime security roles
Risk Intelligence has updated its briefing paper on the use of ...
Security guard dead in Seychelles
Seychelles News Agency reports that a 33-year-old Estonian man has been found dead in the sea at New Port, Victoria on February 13th.
It's believed the ...
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