Tag Archive: private-security-on-ships
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Fake firearms certificates in India exposed

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; ...
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AdvanFort blames insurers

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 ...
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Maritime charities appeal for Seaman Guard Ohio crew

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 ...
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Sri Lanka travel ban over arms ship

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 ...
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Controversy over floating armories

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, ...
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MAST warns that ships are still at risk in Indian Ocean

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 ...
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Foreign Secretary to push for release

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 ...
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Maritime Security in Africa

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 ...
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Risk Intelligence updates WAF advice

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 ...
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Security guard dead in Seychelles

Investigation ongoing.  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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