armed guards

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Disgruntled Armed Security Guard Held Vessel and Crew Hostage

We’re just now catching wind of a bizarre security incident aboard a Eagle Bulk vessel in which a seemingly disgruntled security guard took the vessel

August 4, 2020
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

UNCLOS 1982, the Italo-Indian Flap, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

UPDATE (Mar. 21): Italian Marines Agree to Return to India to Stand Trial, Diffuse Diplomatic Row By John A.C. Cartner, Special to Piracy Daily Amidst all

March 21, 2013
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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Ships Seen Using Illegal Armed Guards Against West Africa Piracy, Says P&I Club

By Michelle Wiese Bockmann (Bloomberg) — Some merchant ships are using illegal armed guards to deter pirates off West Africa, prompting at least one

February 6, 2013
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

BIMCO Publishes Standardized Contract for the Use of Armed Guards on Ships

BIMCO, an international shipping association that shipowners controlling approximately 65 percent of the world’s tonnage, announced today the publication

March 28, 2012
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Italy and India Stand Off Over M/V Enrica Lexie Incident [UDPATED]

Tensions are escalating between Italy and India over who exactly holds jurisdiction over last weeks incident involving the killing of two Indian fisherman by

February 21, 2012
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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Reveals Anti-Piracy Plans

The Volvo Ocean Race has revealed its anti-piracy plan, which will see the fleet transported by armed heavy lift ship from an undisclosed Safe Haven Port in

December 8, 2011
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Monday, November 21, 2011

BIMCO to Develop Standardized Contract for Employment of Armed Guards on Ships

International shipping association BIMCO announced today that it will be moving forward with the development of a standard contract for the employment of armed

November 21, 2011
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Saturday, November 12, 2011

U.S. Goes Public with Support for Hired Guns Against Piracy

Former Anti-“Mercenary” Sec. State Clinton is Now the Industry’s Biggest Booster By Robert Young Pelton, Somalia Report Somalia Report leaked

November 12, 2011
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