Tag Archives: Maritime

Danger on the High Seas: Are Private Security Firms the Solution?

Danger on the High Seas: Are Private Security Firms the Solution? “Private security firms may protect vessels and crews, but their presence also introduces complications.” Jeffrey PayneSchuyler Moore September 10, 2014 Tweet In 2013, 80 percent of trade was transported … 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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Scots pirate hunter Billy Irving treated for rabies after being bitten by feral dog in latest episode of his Indian nightmare

Scots pirate hunter Billy Irving treated for rabies after being bitten by feral dog in latest episode of his Indian nightmare dailyrecord.co.uk 7 September 2014 05:39, THE ex-para was arrested along with the rest of his crew by Indian coastguard … Continue reading

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Chinks in PMSC Armour?

Chinks in PMSC Armour? Published on August 29, 2014 by David Rider The collapse of GoAGT has led to renewed scrutiny of the marsec industry.  Chinks Appear in the Maritime Security Armour An Op-Ed piece by Simon Biggs, ASKET Ltd. … Continue reading

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Say This Seven Times Fast: See Security Contractors Save Ships at Sea

Say This Seven Times Fast: See Security Contractors Save Ships at Sea by David Isenberg (August 27, 2014)  If you have read my writings over the years ( here, here, and here, for example)  you will know I’ve often been … Continue reading

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Trio to stay in India as police appeal decision

Trio to stay in India as police appeal decision Hull Daily Mail By Danny Longhorn 19 August 2014 E YORKS:Crew released from jail but not free to leave country InShort Three East Yorkshire ex-servicemen are to remain in India after … Continue reading

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Infinite Security Solutions – Risk Management and Security Consultancy Services

  Infinite Security Solutions – Risk Management and Security Consultancy Services Infinite Security Solutions (ISS) is a specialist business risk management and security consultancy, a leading provider of anti-piracy security solutions, and the first company in Asia (and one of … Continue reading

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Indian court hearing on Estonian anti-piracy guards postponed due to holiday

Indian court hearing on Estonian anti-piracy guards postponed due to holiday Baltic Daily – Political/Social News 18 August 2014 10:19 TALLINN, Aug 18, BNS – A magistrates court in the southern Indian town of Tuticorin that was due to discuss … Continue reading

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Estonian ambassador: Indian police deliberately hindering ship guards’ judicial process

Estonian ambassador: Indian police deliberately hindering ship guards’ judicial process Baltic Daily – Political/Social News 11 August 2014 06:28 “So far the police have unfortunately delayed with the permission for returning the belongings. Hopefully a decision will come this week … Continue reading

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Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa

Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa Legal Monitor Worldwide 5 August 2014, English, © 2014 Global Data Point. All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company It may be reasonable to assume that piracy has existed for … Continue reading

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