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The Pirate Economy

The Pirate Economy By Joe Pinsker As recently as the early 2000s, piracy on Africa’s eastern coast was a small-time affair. Since then, the pirate economy has gone berserk. Somalia’s dilapidated legal infrastructure, along with the defenselessness of cargo ships, … Continue reading

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Taiwan fishermen to use armed guards

Taiwan fishermen to use armed guards Kyodo News Posted at 03/19/2014 7:16 PM | Updated as of 03/19/2014 7:17 PM TAIPEI – Taiwan-registered fishing vessels operating in the pirated-infested waters of the Indian Ocean have obtained permission to hire armed … Continue reading

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Italian marines case fails to address use of force during pirate attacks

Italian marines case fails to address use of force during pirate attacks The legal discourse has missed an opportunity to set a benchmark for future cases involving states and commercial armed guards protecting cargo ships P. Manoj   The two … Continue reading

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Corsham anti-piracy firm sails through audit

Corsham anti-piracy firm sails through audit 6:00pm Sunday 9th February 2014 in News A Corsham-based anti-piracy firm has been rated fully shipshape, after receiving a prestigious national qualification. Black Pearl Maritime Security, founded in 2011 by former Royal Marine Chris … Continue reading

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Anchors to protect sailors

February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014 02:53 IST Anchors to protect sailors Praveen Swami AP The International Maritime Bureau’s figures show that piracy has reached a six-year low. File Photo India has opposed security guards on ships saying it … Continue reading

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EU Navfor catches pirates that launched first attack of 2014

EU Navfor catches pirates that launched first attack of 2014 Written by defenceWeb, Wednesday, 22 January 2014 The European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) in cooperation with Japanese forces has apprehended five suspected pirates thought to be responsible for the … Continue reading

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ICS paper looks at lessons learned on piracy

ICS paper looks at lessons learned on piracy Peter Hinchcliffe JANUARY 13, 2014 — A paper issued by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) draws on the international shipping industry’s experience of Somali-based piracy from 2007 to 2013. ICS Secretary … Continue reading

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Firm tackling Somali piracy expecting £12m turnover

By Alex Bell Firm tackling Somali piracy expecting £12m turnover 6 Jan 2014 05:55 More than 120 specialist security consultants – ex-Royal Marine contractors – deliver Port2Port’s services across the globe. View gallery

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Pirates and PMCs Internationalism and Military Interoperability

International Journal of Applied Philosophy Volume 23, Issue 1, Spring 2009 George R. Lucas, Jr. Pages 87-94 Pirates and PMCs Internationalism and Military Interoperability Originally presented at a forum sponsored by Concerned Philosophers for Peace at the Eastern Division annual … Continue reading

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Private Maritime Security Adapting to New Int’l Piracy Map

Private Maritime Security Adapting to New Int’l Piracy Map Posted in Columnists, Headline News, Hot Topics By Dave Yonkman Director of Communications, AdvanFort “The vast criminal enterprise of seafaring piracy in Somalia’s Gulf of Aden continues its steady decline as … Continue reading

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