Private Security

  • Maritime charities appeal for Seaman Guard Ohio crew

    Crew now held for over 500 days.  Maritime charities appeal for action for MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew Indian authorities acting unlawfully with continued detention of MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew: maritime […]

  • Sri Lanka travel ban over arms ship

    Investigations continue into floating armoury used by many PMSCs. Sri Lanka travel ban for Gotabhaya Rajapaksa over arms ship A court in Sri Lanka has banned Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the former […]

  • Controversy over floating armories

    Row over AGMS continues.  Controversy over floating armories By  Kishani Samaraweera Floating armory discovered in the Galle Harbor made headlines since several allegations were made regarding its legality. However, Leader […]

  • Egyptian Navy Checking Vessels for Weapons

    Growing safety fears prompt checks. Egyptian Navy Checking Vessels for Weapons The Egyptian Navy has launched random checks for weapons on board vessels calling at Egyptian Red Sea ports or […]

  • CAE-Aviation seek Nigerian partnership

    Firm offers solutions in maritime sector. European firm seeks partnership with Nigeria military Abuja – A leading European-based aviation company, CAE-Aviation, has sought ties with the Nigerian Armed Forces to […]

  • Foreign Secretary to push for release

    Former AdvantFort security officer still unable to leave India. Ashington pirate-hunter’s bid to come home backed by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond The MP said he would push Indian authorities for […]

  • Govt. clears Avant Garde Maritime Services of wrongdoing

    Company assists PMSCs in region. Govt. clears Rakna Arakshaka Lanka and Avant Garde Maritime Services of any wrongdoing by Saman Indrajith Courtesy Island The government yesterday cleared the names of Rakna […]

  • Maritime Security in Africa

    Private maritime security companies can assist African states.  Maritime Security in Africa: Potential for the Private Sector? Dirk Siebels thinks that the private sector should contribute further to Africa’s maritime […]

  • Equity investor to help steer Drum Cussac

    Investment from Root Capital. Equity investor to help steer Drum Cussac Girija Shettar Maritime intelligence company Drum Cussac will receive investment from a UK private equity fund, which will also […]

  • Risk Intelligence updates WAF advice

    Confusing situation for shipping.  The use of Nigerian Navy and Police with or without security advisors in private maritime security roles Risk Intelligence has updated its briefing paper on the […]