Tag Archives: Maritime

Avoiding Pitfalls on the Water

Avoiding Pitfalls on the Water By Larry DeMarcay, Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli Thursday, February 19, 2015 When a land-based contractor decides to work on water, risk can arise from unexpected places. It doesn’t have to be that way. In the past, … Continue reading

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Maritime Security in Africa: Potential for the Private Sector?

24 February 2015 Maritime Security in Africa: Potential for the Private Sector? Dirk Siebels thinks that the private sector should contribute further to Africa’s maritime security. As he sees it, private maritime security companies (PMSCs) can help close short-term capability … Continue reading

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Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance

[Exclusive] Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance By MarEx 2015-02-15 17:54:13 By Simon O. Williams, BA, LLM Despite global regulation grounded in the international Law of the Sea (specifically, UNCLOS) and a myriad of coastal, port and flag state policies, … Continue reading

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‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal Jams Up Dozens of US Navy Flag Moves

‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal Jams Up Dozens of US Navy Flag Moves Christopher P. Cavas 3:11 p.m. EST February 8, 2015 (Photo: US Navy) CONNECT 89 TWEET 13 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE WASHINGTON — It was a festive day at the US Naval Academy … Continue reading

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Essay on the Threefold Phenomenon of Private Security and the Usage of PMC’s in Protecting Dutch Merchant Vessels

Essay on the Threefold Phenomenon of Private Security and the Usage of PMC’s in Protecting Dutch Merchant Vessels  

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Avant Guard have a secret dealing of weapons smuggling to the rebels in Eritrea and Somalia?

Peace for the World January 26, 2015 Avant Guard have a secret dealing of weapons smuggling to the rebels in Eritrea and Somalia ? (Lanka-e-news- 25.Jan.2015, 11.00PM)  I have seen that they have having investigations for the Ship Security (Sea Marshals) … Continue reading

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Gun Ships: Floating Arsenals Battle Pirates on High Seas

Gun Ships: Floating Arsenals Battle Pirates on High Seas The Wall Street Journal By Sarah Kent and Cassie Werber 3 February 2015 ON THE GULF OF OMAN — Before dawn one morning in November, four men on the deck of … Continue reading

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Floating armoury controversy: Avant-Garde Chairman’s passport impounded

Floating armoury controversy: Avant-Garde Chairman’s passport impounded Daily FT 24 January 2015 The Colombo Chief Magistrate yesterday ordered police to temporarily seize the passport of the head of a private security firm contracted to run a floating armoury off the … Continue reading

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Discovery of Arms on Land and Sea Keeps Alive Speculation About Attempted Coup

Discovery of Arms on Land and Sea Keeps Alive Speculation About Attempted Coup By P.K.Balachandran Published: 18th January 2015 10:07 PM Last Updated: 18th January 2015 10:07 PM Email 7 COLOMBO: The discovery of huge caches of arms and ammunition … Continue reading

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Herefordshire security firm’s global success

Herefordshire security firm’s global success Hereford Times 11 December 2014 A HEREFORDSHIRE company playing a key role in the fight against pirates in the Indian Ocean and other global troublespots, has become one of the fastest growing companies in the … Continue reading

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