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Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

7 December 2014 Last updated at 19:30 ET Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The floating armouries are generally moored in international waters around the edge of the Indian Ocean Continue reading the main story … Continue reading

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Q&A: Floating Armouries

Q&A: Floating Armouries Published on December 18, 2014 What are Floating Armouries?They are vessels used to store weapons, ammunition, and related equipment such as body armour and night vision goggles for use by Private Maritime Security Companies. They also provide … Continue reading

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Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 12 UK companies storing weapons on floating armouries registered to black … Continue reading

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New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 A new report, Floating Armouries: Implications and risks by Omega Research … Continue reading

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The gunship archipelago

The gunship archipelago Paul Rogers 18 December 2014 The growth of secretive floating armouries raises a challenge to maritime security worldwide. The MV Sinbad is a vessel of 250 gross tonnage, originally built as a fisheries patrol-boat in Sweden in … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy Written by Reuters, Thursday, 04 December 2014 Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, … Continue reading

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Want to Be an Armed Security Guard? It’s Terrifyingly Easy

Want to Be an Armed Security Guard? It’s Terrifyingly Easy Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Play ListenAddDownloadEmbed Stream m3u Security guards prepare for the Mall in Columbia to reopen two days after three people were shot and killed at the shopping … Continue reading

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U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS

Dec 03, 2014 | 04:15 pm U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS Ann Scott TysonContributor EXCLUSIVE: A North Carolina-based company is quietly enlisting veteran Special Forces operators–at up to $1,750 per day–to conduct military operations in Iraq. President … Continue reading

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Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality

Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality Posted on November 7, 2014 by Guest Contributor Written by Steven Jones, Maritime Director, Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI). The past 12 months have seen the media rushing to state that piracy … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE Wed Dec 3, 2014 4:23pm EST 1 of 3. A Spanish frigate, Blas De Lezo helicopter fires warning shots in front of a suspected pirate skiff … Continue reading

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