Tag Archive: private-security-on-ships
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Is Somali piracy over?

Decrease in successful attacks ignores root causes which remain. Is It Really the End of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia? Posted by: Abbas Daher Djama The recent drop of successful acts of piracy ...
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Challenges facing PMSCs

Regulations and market forces creating new pressures for marsec firms. The regulatory and cost pressures facing private maritime security By Gary Howard from London The growth in use of the ISO/PAS 28007 standard ...
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Piracy Collapses in Somalia

Armed guards and naval forces suppressing piracy in the region. Piracy Collapses in Somalia, But Don’t Celebrate Just Yet by Lizabeth Paulat Piracy has long plagued the Somali coastline, creating an estimated loss of ...
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Business awards recognise Ambrey Risk

Nomination "unexpected" says company. Private Business Awards recognize achievements of Private Security Company International security and risk management company Ambrey Risk has been shortlisted for ‘Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the prestigious Private ...
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Busting up Somali pirate attacks

Pirates won't tackle ships with armed guards. Busting up Somali pirate attacks one ship at a time Shipping security consultant says 9 times out of 10 pirates turn tail when they seem ...
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Captain Phillips strikes back

Risk versus reward ratio no longer in pirates' favour. Captain Phillips strikes back: Off Horn of Africa, pirates go bye-bye Somali pirates in 2011 attacked 237 boats in the oceans around northeast ...
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AdvanFort charges quashed

Court quashes charges against 35 crew. Court sets free crew of armed US ship, says they came for food, fuel HENNAI: About nine months after an US ship, dubbed 'floating armoury', was ...
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Study on Somali anti-piracy initiatives

South African firm looks at anti-piracy solutions. Specialist Maritime Security conducts study on Somali anti-piracy initiatives The Specialist Maritime Security study recruited specialists who had worked in Somalia for three years, and developed ...
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Nigeria: Troubled Waters?

Nigerian policemen on board the tanker HISTRIA CORAL opened fire on a small boat… Troubled Waters? The use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles Dirk Steffen In the night ...
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The Japanese Ship Guarding Act

Six months after the Japanese government green lit PMSCs, problems remain. Deciphering the Japanese Ship Guarding Act Written by Simon O. Williams Research Support Credited to Michitsuna Watanabe Over six months since the Japanese ...

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