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  • Kenya: No More Pirate Prisoners

    Citing security concerns and a lack of promised international support, on 30 September Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs terminated the Memoranda of Understanding that outlined the prosecution of pirates in […]

  • EUNAVFOR Briefing 28/09/10

    In order to keep the shipping industry up to date with the ongoing EUNAVFOR mission off the coast of Somali, the latest anti-piracy briefing was recently held at the International […]

  • MSCs a viable alternative?

      By: Walter P. Verstrepen * “U.S. Admiral Mark Fitzgerald says commercial ships in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean should carry armed guards to help defend against Somali […]

  • Israeli use of force during the boarding of the Gaza Flotilla

      Report of the UN’s Human Rights Council. “Unnecessary, disproportionate, excessive and inappropriate”, or so says the UN Human Rights Council’s report on the Israeli boarding of the Gaza flotilla. […]

  • The ongoing saga of Somalia’s ailing and failing government.

    Somalia’s Prime Minister has resigned. Having ordered Prime Minister Sharmake to leave back in May, a smiling President Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed thanked him for his ‘courageous decision’. As an […]

  • Dom Mee interview

    “Imagine you are at the wheel of a huge cargo vessel transiting the Gulf of Aden, peering past the running lights over the freighter’s bow. Pitch darkness ahead and all […]

  • Help us build MarSecReview…

    Maritime Security Review is being developed by professionals in the Maritime Security industry, the Merchant Marine industry, ex-Military Officers and publishing entrepreneurs. MSR is an information platform built by Maritime […]

  • Anti-piracy demonstration 14th September 2010

    A propeller arrester developed for protecting shipping in high-risk piracy areas by Channel Islands-based piracy and maritime security specialist Merchant Maritime Warfare Centre, is to be showcased in the Solent […]

  • Micro UAVs

    The advantages and uses of Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the context of Maritime Security. Micro UAVs are one of the most innovative technologies currently on the military and […]

  • Superyacht Security Summit 2010

    A day of debate and discussion focusing on preventing, avoiding & dealing with security & piracy threats against superyachts, today & in the future. With security becoming an increasingly relevant […]