Category Archives: Maritime

The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

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International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy

International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy James Kraska Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Virginia School of Law, Center for Oceans Law & Policy 2012 Modern High Seas Piracy, (Douglas … Continue reading

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Pirates Versus Mercenaries: Purely Private Transnational Violence at the Margins of International Law Ansel J. Halliburton ComputerLaw Group LLP July 6, 2010 Abstract: Because of the recent surge in piracy emanating from the failed state of Somalia, the world’s navies … Continue reading

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Privateers and privateering

  Privateers and privateering / by Commander E.P. Statham. Main Author: Statham, Edward Phillips. Language(s): English Published: New York : J. Pott, 1910. Subjects: Naval biography. Privateering. Physical Description: xiii, 382 p., 7 leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 … Continue reading

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Maritime Security Market – Global Market Forecast & Analysis (2014 – 2019)

Maritime Security Market – Global Market Forecast & Analysis (2014 – 2019) By Technologies and Systems, by Services, by Categories, and by Region

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International: The state of piracy

International: The state of piracy Post Magazine By John Thompson 4 September 2014 With the nature of the piracy threat constantly evolving, John Thompson looks at the role of private maritime security companies in mitigating the risk Piracy’s gone away, … Continue reading

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SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns

SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns By Steven Jones, Maritime Director, The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Wednesday, September 24, 2014 With progress being made against piracy off Somalia, it seems that other maritime security issues are becoming … Continue reading

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Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat

Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin September 29, 2014 · On Sept. 23, the United States joined ReCAAP, the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia. … Continue reading

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THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES

THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES Petrig, Anna. The International and Comparative Law Quarterly62.3 (Jul 2013): 667-701. Abstract The legal framework pertaining to the use of private armed guards protecting merchant ships … Continue reading

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Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia

Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia By Melissa Goh POSTED: 29 Sep 2014 21:10 UPDATED: 30 Sep 2014 00:03 Malaysia’s defence minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, says the country remains at risk of possible attacks … Continue reading

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