Category Archives: Maritime

The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security

The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security BY 2014-11-24 13:28:00 By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and maintain ocean-going navies, privateers dominated the business of protecting maritime commerce from the risks of piracy, … Continue reading

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Maritime Security: State Jurisdiction Over PCASP

Maritime Security: State Jurisdiction Over PCASP BY 2014-12-09 09:13:00 By Simon O. Williams, LLM Various types of state jurisdiction can be enforced under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and international law broadly. UNCLOS itself … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy Written by Reuters, Thursday, 04 December 2014 Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, … Continue reading

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How seven Norwegian small warships ended up in the hands of a former Niger Delta militant

How seven Norwegian small warships ended up in the hands of a former Niger Delta militant by Morten Böås Posted on December 16, 2014 by Mats Utas Norway is rarely an issue of debate in Nigeria, but on Sunday 14th December … Continue reading

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Norway defends sale of warships to ex-militant

Norway defends sale of warships to ex-militant  TheCable The Norwegian government says it cannot be held responsible for the six decommissioned Norwegian warships sold to ex-militant Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo. In all, Tompolo, a former commander of Movement … Continue reading

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Ambrey Risk among UK’s fastest growing companies in Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

Ambrey Risk among UK’s fastest growing companies in Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 in Piracy and Security News 08/12/2014 Leading security and risk management company, Ambrey Risk, has been recognised by the prestigious annual league table as the 8th … Continue reading

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Contractors as a Second Best Option:the Italian Hybrid Approach to Maritime Security

Contractors as a Second Best Option:the Italian Hybrid Approach to Maritime Security Added by Eugenio Cusumano Abstract: Based mainly on the use of Navy Vessel Protection Detachments (VPDs) paid by ship owners, Italian maritime security legislation also allows for the … Continue reading

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New ISO Standard for Private Maritime Security Companies

New ISO Standard for Private Maritime Security Companies

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Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality

Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality Posted on November 7, 2014 by Guest Contributor Written by Steven Jones, Maritime Director, Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI). The past 12 months have seen the media rushing to state that piracy … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE Wed Dec 3, 2014 4:23pm EST 1 of 3. A Spanish frigate, Blas De Lezo helicopter fires warning shots in front of a suspected pirate skiff … Continue reading

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