Tag: French

  • Ferries use French guards

    Ferries from UK continue to rely on French armed guards. Armed French sea marshals deployed on Barfleur in anti-terror exercise Jim Durkin ARMED French sea marshals were deployed on Brittany […]

  • Ferry security stepped up

    Armed team helicoptered in. Armed French police start cross-Channel ferry patrols Armed French police have begun patrols on cross-Channel ferries in a bid to prevent terrorist attacks. The scheme started […]

  • French S. China Sea patrols?

    EU steps up pressure on China. French Navy Might Begin South China Sea Patrols this Year By Arthur Dominic Villasanta Warships of the French Navy (the “Marine nationale”) are expected […]

  • Pirates jailed over fatal attack

    Owner murdered during attack. Somali pirates jailed by French court for fatal hijacking Paris – Seven Somali pirates were sentenced to between six and 15 years in prison by a […]

  • Terror threat: Shippers looking to air cargo

    Contingency plans put in place. Shippers are looking to air cargo as terror threat to cross-Channel services grows By Alex Lennane Major shippers in the UK and mainland Europe are […]

  • Why pirates received compensation

    Payments caused uproar, but the reasoning is simple. Why Somali pirates got damages from Strasbourg BY DAVID HART QC Ali Samatar and others v. France, 4 December 2014, ECtHR, Fifth Section,read judgment  […]