Category Archives: Piracy

Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls  Ladan Affia, Afyare A. Elmib*, W. Andy Knightc & Said Mohamedb Publishing models and article dates explained Received: 29 Mar 2015 Accepted: 28 Oct 2015 Published online: … Continue reading

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State Interests and the Problem of Piracy: Comparing U.S. and UK Approaches to Maritime PMSCs

State Interests and the Problem of Piracy: Comparing U.S. and UK Approaches to Maritime PMSCs Renée de Neversa* pages 153-166 Received: 18 Aug 2014 Accepted: 22 Dec 2014 Published online: 19 May 2015 Abstract The U.S. and the UK supported … Continue reading

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SAFE PASSAGE: PRIVATE SECURITY AND THE DECLINE OF SOMALI PIRACY

SAFE PASSAGE: PRIVATE SECURITY AND THE DECLINE OF SOMALI PIRACY Source: Journal of Public & International Affairs . 2015, Issue 1, p77-87. 11p. Author(s): Dantas, Jordan Abstract: Pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia have declined precipitously since 2011. Various … Continue reading

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Pirates, Politics & Protection

Pirates, Politics & Protection: Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (byJoseph Keefe) on January 19, 2016 Like oil & water, they don’t mix. For many businesses on the collective, global waterfront, it is going to be a challenging … Continue reading

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PMCs on the High Seas: The Solution to Somali Piracy or a Failure to Learn from History?

PMCs on the High Seas: The Solution to Somali Piracy or a Failure to Learn from History?

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Private Security Companies and the Privatization of Maritime Security in Southeast Asia

《Southeast Asian and South Asian Studies》 2015-02   Private Security Companies and the Privatization of Maritime Security in Southeast Asia Xing Ruili;Zheng Xianwu; Since the end of the cold war,with the rapid development of economic globalization and the increasing of … Continue reading

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From Military Vessel Protection to Private Security Companies: The Italian Anti-piracy Approach

From Military Vessel Protection to Private Security Companies: The Italian Anti-piracy Approach

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(Re)Establishing Control? Flag State Regulation of Antipiracy PMSCs

(Re)Establishing Control? Flag State Regulation of Antipiracy PMSCs pages 84-97 Publishing models and article dates explained Received: 14 Nov 2014 Accepted: 19 Dec 2014 Published online: 19 May 2015 Abstract In response to the increasing employment of Privately Contracted Armed … Continue reading

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Holding on to the Monopoly on Violence? The Use of Armed Force, the Dutch Approach to PMSCs, and the Anti-Piracy Case

Holding on to the Monopoly on Violence? The Use of Armed Force, the Dutch Approach to PMSCs, and the Anti-Piracy Case Authors: Scott-Smith, Giles; Janssen, Marcel Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 54-70(17) Abstract: The trend … Continue reading

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Private Security Contractors: A Way of Combating Piracy in the Horn of Africa

Private Security Contractors: A Way of Combating Piracy in the Horn of Africa

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