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Power, Law, and the End of Privateering

Power, Law, and the End of Privateering Hattendorf, John B Naval War College Review 04-01-2015 Lemnitzer, Jan Martin. Power, Law, and the End of Privateering. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 254pp. $95 Jan Martin Lemnitzer has made a very important … Continue reading

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Obstinate and Audacious

Obstinate and Audacious McCranie, Kevin D Naval History 04-01-2014 The American privateer Prince de Neufchatel bedeviled the British in the War of 1812, repeatedly outrunning pursuers and fighting back when cornered. The British frigate Endymion was coasting through the waters … Continue reading

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YES, PRIVATEERS MATTERED

YES, PRIVATEERS MATTERED Leiner, Frederick C Naval History 04-01-2014 History is ill-served by a peculiar recent trend to downplay the significance of American privateering in the War of 1812. When the United States went to war against Britain in June … Continue reading

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Ghana government allows private security on vessels

Ghana government allows private security on vessels The Ghanaian government has granted a British private security company (PSC) the licence to have armed guards on board vessels. From the end of June 2015, Watchwood Resources Ltd (WRL) will be able … Continue reading

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Chapter 8. Stockpiles at Sea: Floating Armouries in the Indian Ocean

Chapter 8. Stockpiles at Sea: Floating Armouries in the Indian Ocean Summary: , English , Arabic , French , Spanish

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Promising Privateers? Understanding the Constraints of Contemporary Private Security at Sea

Promising Privateers? Understanding the Constraints of Contemporary Private Security at Sea Spearin, Christopher. Naval War College Review67.2 (Spring 2014): 97-116.

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The MSC also approved Revised Interim recommendations for flag States regarding the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships in the High Risk Area

… The MSC also approved Revised Interim recommendations for flag States regarding the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships in the High Risk Area (to update MSC.1/Circ.1406/Rev.2) to recommend that Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) employing … Continue reading

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UK. IMCA Publishes Security Measures and Emergency Response Guidance’

UK. IMCA Publishes Security Measures and Emergency Response Guidance’ IMCA Publishes Security Measures and Emergency Response Guidance’ Wednesday, 06 May 2015 The threat to maritime security from piracy, terrorism, criminal acts, and hostage and kidnapping threats continues to pose challenges … Continue reading

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Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies in Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study

Ocean Development & International Law Volume 46, Issue 2, 2015 Special Issue:   Regulating Private Maritime Security Providers Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies in Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study Annina Bürgina & Patricia Schneiderb* pages 123-137 Publishing models … Continue reading

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The Vulnerable Floating Armories of the MARSEC Industry

May 29, 2015 The Vulnerable Floating Armories of the MARSEC Industry Vasilis Chronopoulos 5 Comments Unclassified It was 2013 when I first set foot on one of the infamous floating armories on the Indian Ocean, and my experience on it was something … Continue reading

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