Tag: Stephen Askins

  • AdvanFort case after effects

    Is it time for ITLOS to have its mandate increased to allow crew members’ own countries to intervene on their behalf? Seaman Guard Ohio decision raises concern for maritime security […]

  • An Unwelcome Legacy

    Stephen Askins muses on one of the sad legacies of piracy over the past few years; the dearth of reliable, updated weather data from the Indian Ocean Weather windows – […]

  • 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 […]

  • Maritime Security Standards

    At the Inaugural Conference of the Security in Complex Environments Group (SCEG) it was announced that standards designed to ensure high levels of quality and professionalism of all Private Security […]