Tag: Private Security

  • Armed Security to be Provided for Vessels Anchoring at Base Buoy B9 in Douala, Cameroon

    August 22: The Port Authority of Douala issued the following statement on 22nd August: Shipowners and shipping agents of vessels calling at Douala Port are hereby Informed that in view […]

  • Gambia goes for PMSCs

    Crack down on IUU fishing. Gambia turns to private sector for maritime protection patrols Gambia is negotiating deals with three private companies to crack down on rampant illegal fishing in […]

  • Piracy: counting the cost

    Intertanko estimate $1.2 billion spent on armed guards. Plunge in Gulf of Aden piracy incidents comes at a huge cost By Lee Hong Liang from Singapore The piracy-prone Gulf of […]

  • AdvanFort case after effects

    Is it time for ITLOS to have its mandate increased to allow crew members’ own countries to intervene on their behalf? Seaman Guard Ohio decision raises concern for maritime security […]

  • 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 […]

  • Navy signs MOUs with 29 PMSCs

    Navy claims to have streamlined operations of PMSCs. Nigerian Navy signs MOUs with 29 Private Maritime Security Companies Posted by ADELEYE.AJAYI The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas […]