Category Archives: Piracy

Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea

Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea Pirates attempted to board freighter sailing off coast of Somalia, but were thwarted by ship’s security guards. By Cynthia Blank First Publish: 11/13/2014, 8:31 AM One of the ZIM shipping company’s cargo … Continue reading

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Private Security Drones for Anti-piracy Ops

Monday, November 3, 2014 Private Security Drones for Anti-piracy Ops Depiction of ATAC Anti-piracy UAV. We’ve talked about privately-funded drones for maritime eco-activism and  humanitarian operations, so it’s not surprising to see another naval mission where unmanned air vehicles have bled into … Continue reading

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Somali pirates face new forces as Drum Cussac sells to Ambrey Risk

Somali pirates face new forces as Drum Cussac sells to Ambrey Risk Security and risk consultancy to sell anti-piracy business as it focuses on long-term work Drum Cussac staff are working to train local forces to supply security to offshore … Continue reading

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Private security: The high seas’ unsung heroes

Private security: The high seas’ unsung heroes Bennett, Oliver . Management Today (Oct 2013): 38. Abstract (summary) Private marine security is one sector in which Britain still rules the waves. Business is booming, but these days it’s not all pirate … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters: Exploring the Emerging Dynamics between Navies and Private Security Companies in Anti-piracy Operations

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses No.1, Development Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg Delhi Cantonment, New Delhi-110010 Journal of Defence Studies http://www.idsa.in/journalofdefencestudies Troubled Waters: Exploring the Emerging Dynamics between Navies and Private Security Companies in Anti-piracy Operations Riddhi Shah To … Continue reading

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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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The world’s most dangerous waters – piracy incidents 2009 – 2013

The world’s most dangerous waters – piracy incidents 2009 – 2013 20 October 2014 The waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Singapore Straits are becoming increasingly dangerous, accounting for 70% of piracy incidents in the first half of 2014. … Continue reading

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

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

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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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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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