Tag: Peter Cook

  • 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 […]

  • Has Somali Piracy ended?

    Armed guards the tipping point. Has Somali Piracy ended? Written by Jonathan Katzenellenbogen The sharp drop in piracy in the Somali Basin is puzzling security experts, who have been surprised […]

  • Independent Assessment

    The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has announced the independent assessor which will manage the accreditation process for its member companies. Speaking to Lloyd’s List, SAMI said accreditations would […]

  • Piracy Progress

    The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) welcomes the IMO’s progress on its revised guidance and recommendations for the use of privately contracted armed security on-board ships. Following last […]

  • Regulate or Regret

    According to George Orwell,“People sleep peaceably in their beds only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf”. The famous quote was heard at the IMO today, […]

  • New association for maritime security industry formed

    Maritime security consultant Peter Cook recently announced the formation of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI); SAMI will help establish rules and regulations in the fledgling maritime security […]

  • SAMI: taking on the pirates

    SMT Online Web Exclusive 25 Feb 11 The world’s oceans are a ‘super highway’ for trade, but that also renders them a magnet for piracy. Consultant Peter Cook explains why […]

  • Seas of Change

    This quarterly column for MSR will examine current events and possible changes which are likely to have an impact on the maritime security environment and all of us associated with […]