Daily Archives: May 28, 2012

Guidance for Private Maritime Security Providers Agreed by IMO’s MSC

[Translate] Guidance for Private Maritime Security Providers Agreed by IMO’s MSC Press Release Sunday, May 27, 2012 Interim guidance to private maritime security companies (PMSCs) agreed by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), at latest meeting in London A special high-level … Continue reading

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Pentagon Contractor Admits to Running Smear Campaign Against Journalists

[Translate] Pentagon Contractor Admits to Running Smear Campaign Against Journalists By Margaret Hartmann Today, the minority owner of Leonie Industries, a Pentagon contractor, admitted to launching an online smear campaign against two USA Today journalists who wrote an article criticizing … Continue reading

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KBR May Be Abusing Indemnification Provision in Iraq Contract

[Translate] May 24, 2012 KBR May Be Abusing Indemnification Provision in Iraq Contract By NEIL GORDON U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D–OR) wants to know if defense contractor KBR is wasting taxpayer money in an effort to drag out lawsuits seeking … Continue reading

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Wyden Upset by Lawyer Bills Over Guard Exposure

[Translate] Wyden Upset by Lawyer Bills Over Guard Exposure From KTVZ.COM News Sources UPDATED: 12:11 pm PDT May 23, 2012 WASHINGTON — In a letter Wednesday to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Department of … Continue reading

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Private security guards needs to be ISO certified

[Translate] 23-05-2012 Private security guards needs to be ISO certified The International Maritime Organization, IMO, is underway with a requirement that private security firms continue to be ISO certified. It seems to be the result of the efforts of IMO’s … Continue reading

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