Private Security

  • State Jurisdiction Over PCASP

    Legal frameworks governing private security at sea. Maritime Security: State Jurisdiction Over PCASP By Simon O. Williams, LLM Various types of state jurisdiction can be enforced under the United Nations […]

  • The anatomy of protection

    Given recent piracy incidents in S.E. Asia and West Africa, this timely guide may be of interest to readers.  Bulletproof Vest Protection for Maritime Security By SafeGuard Armour While maritime […]

  • IMSA to Close

    Training company to close doors. Independent Maritime Security Associates to Close Independent Maritime Security Associates (IMSA) is ceasing trading.  The organisation, based in Poole, has been one of the better […]

  • PMSCs forced to adapt

    Falling demand sees a cut-throat market. Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy (Reuters) – Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite […]

  • Port2Port case thrown out in Nigeria

    Case thrown out and men free to return to work.  Port2Port West Africa contractors dishcarged Port2Port West Africa’s contractors have been exonerated of all charges on the order of Justice […]

  • Alphard Security builds on success

    Continued growth for PMSC in difficult market.  Alphard Security builds on success 2014 has been a year of growth for Alphard Security, with the company expanding its operations by opening […]

  • Moving Targets

    The opportunist nature of maritime crime and piracy.  Moving Targets Fighting piracy these days is like playing Whack-a-Mole. When you contain it in one place it pops up in another. […]

  • Development & Regulation of PMSCs

    Defence cuts could see increase in use of PMSCs The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and […]

  • PMSC takes action on new threats

    Neptune expands offering to meet new threats.  Maritime security company takes action on new threats An international maritime security company is stepping up its services to combat increasingly sophisticated threats […]

  • Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Ship

    Incident has not yet been confirmed by reporting agencies.  Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea Pirates attempted to board freighter sailing off coast of Somalia, but were […]