Category Archives: Maritime

Call from the sea

Call from the sea 04th June 2014 Maritime security should be regulated through an EU wide policy to avoid a costly plethora of national standards, says a maritime security company.

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Nigerian navy preventing use of armed guards

INTERNATIONAL: Nigerian navy preventing use of armed guards by David Osler — last modified Jun 27, 2014 11:21 AM Nigeria’s navy is forcibly preventing the use of security guards from either private military companies or the country’s own police force … Continue reading

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Maritime Security: Ongoing U.S. Counterpiracy Efforts Would Benefit From Agency Assessments

Maritime Security: Ongoing U.S. Counterpiracy Efforts Would Benefit From Agency Assessments GAO-14-422: Published: Jun 19, 2014. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2014. … Of the various implemented practices, officials from the six U.S. agencies engaged in counterpiracy activities and the eight … Continue reading

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Armed Guards off Nigeria in Hot Water?

June 23, 2014 Armed Guards off Nigeria in Hot Water? By MarEx The latest security advisory for Nigeria issued by the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) effectively renders the use of armed guards commercially placed on merchant vessels illegal and is … Continue reading

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LMC Sources Facility for Company’s Maritime Security Firm Buy

March 20, 2014 LMC Sources Facility for Company’s Maritime Security Firm Buy The London Manhattan Company (LMC) announced it recently sourced a three-year $7 million facility for the acquisition of a maritime security services provider located in London, England. Its … Continue reading

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ENVOY360 – Company Overview

ENVOY360 – Company Overview GlobalData Company Profiles 5 August 2013, ENVOY360 is a provider of maritime security and risk management services. The company offers a wide range of services including consultancy & risk management, maritime security, security brokerage, maritime security … Continue reading

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Insurers Stonewall Seaman Guard Ohio Crew -Advanfort

June 12, 2014 Insurers Stonewall Seaman Guard Ohio Crew -Advanfort Sailors reportedly denied needed medical treatment and other benefits from their insurers By MarEx More than seven months after the Seaman Guard Ohio sailors were detained in India, the multinational crew … Continue reading

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Cumbrian weapons charges man waiting to learn fate

Cumbrian weapons charges man waiting to learn fate By Emily Parsons Last updated at 12:34, Thursday, 12 June 2014 A Wigton man facing weapons charges in India faces a further delay before learning his fate. John Armstrong John Armstrong, son … Continue reading

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Estonian pirate hunters in India may face being sent back to jail

Estonian pirate hunters in India may face being sent back to jail BC, Tallinn, 12.06.2014. The employer of the Estonian anti-piracy guards who were detained in India more than seven months ago claims that insurance companies refused to make payments … Continue reading

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Hijacking of Thai oil tanker sparks call for cargo ships to carry weapons

Hijacking of Thai oil tanker sparks call for cargo ships to carry weapons BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific 9 June 2014 04:06, Text of report by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 9 June Last month’s hijacking of MT Orapin 4, … Continue reading

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