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Cyprus: Guidance Under Anti-Piracy Law

Cyprus: Guidance Under Anti-Piracy Law 09/02/2016     The Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy and Other Unlawful Acts Law 2012 regulates the use of private security contractors on board Cyprus ships.1 It requires contractors providing services to … Continue reading

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Unsafe on high seas

Unsafe on high seas Jayaraj Sivan | TNN | Jan 12, 2016, 02.29 PM IST CHENNAI : Private maritime security services was touted as a $7 bn business globally three years ago but it is fast shrinking, generating just one-fourth … Continue reading

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A brisk business in safeguarding guns

Floating armouries Cruisin’ with guns A brisk business in safeguarding guns Jan 23rd 2016 | From the print edition IN OCTOBER 2013 the Seaman Guard Ohio, a Sierra Leone-flagged ship, was intercepted just under 11 nautical miles off the coast … Continue reading

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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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Bastion International launches online tool linking PMSCS with potential clients

Bastion International launches online tool linking PMSCS with potential clients in International Shipping News,Piracy and Security News 12/01/2016 Ship owners and managers now have the chance to choose the most cost-effective private maritime security company (PMSC) to protect their ships … 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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PMSCs face changing environment

PMSCs face changing environment 12th January 2016 – 9:43 by Neelam Mathews in Delhi National governments along the eastern rim of the Indian Ocean are beginning to regulate the activities of private maritime security contractors (PMSC), as a court in … Continue reading

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Armament on the High Seas

Armament on the High Seas December 10, 2015 – 1:01pm | admin By Liza Kane-Hartnett Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security firm Avant Garde to operate the country’s increasingly scandalous ‘floating armories.’ The … 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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