Tag Archive: private-security-on-ships
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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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S.E. Asia looks to PMSCs

Local security companies protecting assets against terror threat. Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia Malaysia's defence minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, says the country remains at risk ...
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PMSCs and the piracy threat

PMSCs looking to move into new markets with their services.  Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & The Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin On Sept. 23, the United States joined ReCAAP, the ...
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Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Hiring security services in the Gulf of Guinea continues to vex shipping companies. Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea By Dirk Steffen My previous article explored the use of ...
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Guards here to stay

SAMI CEO speaking at SMM in Hamburg.  Guards here to stay Private security personnel are "here to stay" in the fight against increasing levels of crime at sea, according to industry representative ...
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Danger on the High Seas

Armed guards still divide many in the shipping industry.  Danger on the High Seas: Are Private Security Firms the Solution? Jeffrey Payne, Schuyler Moore In 2013, 80 percent of trade was transported by sea. This number ...
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Questions raised over mystery ship

Former Norwegian craft owned by UK-based security company.  Questions raised over mystery ship By Tom Barnes QUESTIONS have been raised over the future of a former Norwegian Navy vessel currently detained at the ...

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