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 ...
Lessons from the Last Decade
How to End Piracy
By Conor Seyle
Maritime piracy is by definition a crime of the sea, but one that has deep roots onshore. Pirates need safe havens ...
Ships advised against using armed guards in Nigerian waters.
Piracy and the Gulf of Guinea
The Maritime Trade and Information Sharing Centre for the Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG) has advised vessels transiting ...
UK PMSC gains certification.
Regal Maritime gain certification
Regal Maritime Solutions, a PMSC based in the UK, has gained ISO 28007:2012 and ISO 28000:2007 Certification.
Regal Maritime Solutions, a fast growing private ...
Threat of piracy and kidnap increased.
Bimco: Gulf of Guinea security advisory
The purpose of this advisory is to highlight recent events in the region and reinforce guidance:
1. As reported by ...
UK PMSCs could face further trouble.
NIMASA detains ships of illegal armed British guards
The Apex Regulatory Agency and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said it is worried that ...
New platform for shipping clients with security needs.
MRQ launches new streamlined portal
To keep pace with client demand, MRQ has launched OCTOPUS, proving that quality services can be delivered at a ...
On Board the Arsenals That Ferry Guns and Guards to Passing Vessels on the Edge of the Indian Ocean.
How Floating Armories Help Guard Cargo Ships From Pirates on High Seas
By SARAH ...
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