Tag: private security for ships

  • HRAS comment on jailed crew

    Verdict deemed a travesty. Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of Seaman Guard Ohio Crew David Hammond, CEO Human Rights at Sea It has been reported that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Armament on the High Seas

    Floating armouries “a major security concern”, apparently. Armament on the High Seas By Liza Kane-Hartnett Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security […]

  • Nigeria, armed guards and red tape

    Risk Intelligence updates its advice for using armed guards in West Africa. Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions Nigeria The current practice of using […]

  • Floating armoury: minister resigns

    First major casualty in ongoing case. Lankan Law and Order Minister Resigns Over Floating Armory Case By P.K.Balachandran COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan Law and Order Minister, Tilak Marapana, resigned on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Nigerian Navy to Partner Private Investors

    Possible thaw in relations between public and private sector. Nigerian Navy to Partner Private Investors on Security John Iwori The Nigerian Navy (NN) has reiterated its commitment to join forces […]

  • Collective Effort Keeps Piracy Suppressed

    All the pirates need is one successful hijack. Collective Effort by Maritime Industry and Naval Forces Keep Pirate Attacks Suppressed: EU Naval Force Operation Commander, Major General Martin Smith MBE […]