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The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

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Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for states to do nothing – PM

Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for states to to nothing – PM Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:41 Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for governments to sit back and abdicate their … Continue reading

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MIMA: Hire private security to prevent pirate attacks

MIMA: Hire private security to prevent pirate attacks Posted on 12 August 2015 – 01:27pm Last updated on 12 August 2015 – 02:00pm Bernard Cheah newsdesk@thesundaily.com KUALA LUMPUR: The Maritime Institute of Malaysia has called on shipping companies to hire … Continue reading

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The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards

The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards By Wendy Laursen 2015-06-24 18:22:39 It’s a subject that ship managers are reticent to talk about, but many are now thinking about when they will stop using security guards on their ships travelling … Continue reading

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BIMCO Contributes to Piracy Status Report

BIMCO Contributes to Piracy Status Report Posted by Eric Haun Thursday, June 11, 2015 Photo: Oceans Beyond Piracy The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) informs it has continued its support for the Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) “The State of … Continue reading

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Fake Security Contracts Costly

Fake Security Contracts Costly By MarEx 2015-07-23 12:38:59 The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is alerting ship owners that some private maritime security companies (PMSC) are using unauthenticated copies of GUARDCON, which are transit agreements. GUARDCON is a standard … Continue reading

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Faced with migrants and terrorists is private security the answer for Med shipping?

Faced with migrants and terrorists is private security the answer for Med shipping? By Charlie Bartlett from London As if it is not enough for shipping in the Mediterranean that it is being seen as a migrant rescue service, there … Continue reading

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PMSCs linked with arms smuggling in SE Asian waters

PMSCs linked with arms smuggling in SE Asian waters July 17th, 2015 Sam Chambers Asia, Piracy 1 comments Kuala Lumpur: Private maritime security companies transiting Malaysian waters need to be careful. A local newspaper claimed today that a number of … Continue reading

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Whither the Private Maritime Security Companies of Asia?

Whither the Private Maritime Security Companies of Asia? By MarEx 2014-04-18 20:49:00 LT Scott Cheney-Peters, a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve and the former editor of Surface Warfare magazine, gives his opinions on private maritime security in … Continue reading

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Weapons on the Water, Violence at Sea

Weapons on the Water, Violence at Sea By Ian Urbina July 20, 2015 7:29 am July 20, 2015 7:29 am Credit Ben Solomon/The New York Times “Brace yourself.” This was the subject line of an email I received from a … Continue reading

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