Private Security

  • India’s fear of armouries

    AdvanFort crew jailed, as India sends message. No word from company. How anti-piracy ships are a threat to Indian security Jaya Menon Seaman Guard Ohio straying into Indian territorial waters […]

  • Unsafe on high seas

    The shrinking world of armed piracy protection. Unsafe on high seas Jayaraj Sivan CHENNAI : Private maritime security services was touted as a $7 bn business globally three years ago […]

  • AdvanFort crew jailed

    AdvanFort maritime security teams receive large sentences. Five-year jail terms for crew, guards of US ship A Tuticorin court on Monday awarded five-year jail terms to 10 crew and 25 […]

  • Flag state adopts PMSC ISO

    Flag joins many shipping companies in preferring accredited security providers. Marshall Islands first to adopt new standards for PMSCs The Republic of the Marshall Islands has informed those companies with […]

  • Maltese firm denies armoury plans

    Suggestions armoury would be useful for PMSCs operating in region. Maltese firm denies private armoury in Maldives by Philip Leone-Ganado A Maltese company is reportedly in negotiations to set up […]

  • Armory Weapons Could Flood Black Market

    As HRA shrinks and PMSCs go out of business, what happens to their weapons? Armory Weapons Could Flood Black Market The recent decision by the Contact Group for Piracy off […]

  • NIMASA defends ex-militant deal

    Says firm succeeded in chasing out pirates NIMASA: Deal with Tompolo Didn’t Encroach on Naval Responsibilities Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said […]

  • Floating armoury probe continues

    Investigations into Avant Garde Maritime Services to continue Tharushan Fernando Co-Cabinet Spokesperson,Minister (Dr.) Rajitha Senaratne stated that at the meeting held with the heads of the Government , the President […]

  • Indian Ocean Piracy Suppressed

    MAST believes current framework remains fragile. Indian Ocean Piracy Suppressed EU Navfor, BIMCO and NATO were unanimous in their opinion that piracy in the Indian Ocean is suppressed but not […]

  • UK can’t assist jailed guards

    Pirate hunter Nick, from Ashington, is one of six ex-soldiers facing illegal weapons charges and is to stand trial this week Nick Dunn trial: Foreign Office unable to interfere with […]