• SAMI enters liquidation

    Industry body shuts shop. SAMI goes into liquidation after membership halves HOLLY BIRKETT The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) says it has become a victim of its own […]

  • Has Somali Piracy ended?

    Armed guards the tipping point. Has Somali Piracy ended? Written by Jonathan Katzenellenbogen The sharp drop in piracy in the Somali Basin is puzzling security experts, who have been surprised […]

  • SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns

    Association for maritime security companies discusses piracy. SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns By Steven Jones With progress being made against piracy off Somalia, it seems that other maritime security […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cyber security the new maritime threat

    Cyber crime is becoming a greater issue for shipping companies.  Cyber insecurity on the high seas threatens international shipping BY TOM REEVE The threat to global shipping in the future may […]

  • LGS Matrix Accredited by SAMI

     Following a rigorous assessment process, global security solutions company LGS Matrix Limited have successfully achieved Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) STAGE 1 accreditation.   LGS Matrix Accredited by SAMI […]

  • Private Security Boom

    Only a few years ago governments frowned at the private armed guards that some ships were using to ward off pirates. Today the private sector solution is being embraced as […]

  • Safe Place

    The issue of shipboard citadels is one of the most complex and divisive in the industry. Get the citadel right and it can save an entire crew, get it wrong […]

  • Malmo Declaration

    On 17-19 October, 2011 the World Maritime University and the International Maritime Organization hosted the International Conference on Piracy at Sea (ICOPAS 2011) in Malmö, Sweden.

  • Welcome Move

    The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has welcomed the UK Flag stance on armed guards, as they believe it significant that shipowners will now be able to access […]