Private Security

  • Piracy hits new low

    IMB reports drop in incidents. Pirate attacks drop to 21-year low in H1 2016: IMB By Marcus Hand The number of piracy attacks dropped to a 21-year low in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • A lucrative trade

    Sri Lankan Navy earns big bucks from floating armoury trade. Navy earns Rs. 1,000 million The Navy said it had earned an income of Rs. 1,000 million since November 13, […]

  • Neptune, Port2Port Merge

    PMSCs join forces in merger. Port2Port and Neptune Maritime Security to merge Port2Port Maritime Security and Neptune Maritime Security, two of the leading global maritime security risk management providers, announced […]

  • NIMASA seizes patrol boats

    Vessels bought by militant’s company. NIMASA takes over 20 vessels from Tompolo’s firm By Eugene Agha The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken over more than 20 […]

  • MAST adds RA

    PMSC adds former Rear Admiral. MAST appoint Rear Admiral Anthony Rix as new Business Development and Board advisor International maritime security company MAST have announced today the appointment of Rear […]

  • No bail for armed guards

    Utterly ridiculous and stupid case rumbles on. India firearms charge ex-soldiers denied bail Six former British soldiers jailed in India for alleged firearms offences have been refused bail ahead of […]

  • On board through the Gulf

    Transiting through pirate waters. How To Navigate The Pirate-Infested Gulf Of Aden Olivier Grivat SUEZ CANAL — In Port Said, Egypt, at the mouth of the Suez Canal, three private […]

  • ITF backs Seaman Guard Ohio appeal

    Union to help with appeal. ITF backs Seaman Guard Ohio appeal The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is to pay for legal support for the court appeal of the ship’s […]

  • Ex-PVI boss warns of complacency

    Ex-boss of PMSC warns against complacency. Former anti-piracy boss warns against piracy attacks for 2016 Dom Mee founder and former President of PVI who commanded over a thousand former Royal […]