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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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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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Indian government given week to decide on prosecuting Italian marines

Indian government given week to decide on prosecuting Italian marines Written by Reuters, Tuesday, 04 February 2014 India’s top court has given the government a week to decide if it will invoke a maritime security law that carries the death … Continue reading

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Italy: Marines say they’re innocent, deny terrorism

Italy: Marines say they’re innocent, deny terrorism last update: February 06, 18:34 Rome and New Delhi, 6 Feb. (AKI) – Two Italian marines facing trial in India for the murder of two fishermen said on Thursday they were innocent of … Continue reading

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Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) On Ships in High Risk Areas: Impacts, Concerns and Challenges

Titahena, John, and Karen Sumser-Lupson. ” Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) On Ships in High Risk Areas: Impacts, Concerns and Challenges. Prediction and Recognition of Piracy Efforts Using Collaborative Human-Centric Information Systems~ autofilled~ (2013): 23.

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Handbook for Armed Private Security Contractors in Contingency Operations

Handbook for Armed Private Security Contractors in Contingency Operations Joint Forces Command, 23 February 2010

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France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet

France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet By Charles Kennedy | Tue, 03 December 2013 22:32 | 0 Piracy around the coast of Africa, particularly off Somalia and in the Gulf of Guinea, is a threat that … Continue reading

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India tells Galle Dialogue: Regulate ‘private maritime security’ onboard vessels now

India tells Galle Dialogue: Regulate ‘private maritime security’ onboard vessels now November 26, 2013, 9:25 pm Defence Secy Rajapaksa with Admiral Joshi By Shamindra Ferdinando India is strongly pushing for an international regulatory mechanism to stem the proliferation of private … Continue reading

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Threat of Pirate Attacks Prompts Japan To Loosen Samurai-Era Gun Ban On Ships

Threat of Pirate Attacks Prompts Japan To Loosen Samurai-Era Gun Ban On Ships By Meagan Clark on December 02 2013 1:44 PM There are about 3,500 pirate vessels in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden. Floating armories save clients … Continue reading

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