Monday, January 11, 2016
News

India Sentences ‘Seaman Guard Ohio’ Crew to Five Years in Prison in Arms Case

By Sandhya Ravishankar CHENNAI, India, Jan 11 (Reuters) – An Indian court on Monday sentenced crew members of a private American ship, including 25 foreigners, to five years in prison...

January 11, 2016
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Friday, July 11, 2014
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India Drops Charges Against Advanfort Private Security Crew

A High Court in India has dropped charges against the crew and guards from a US-based private security ship 8 months after the legal battle began.

July 11, 2014
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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News

SAMI Responds to Harsh Accusations from AdvanFort

AdvanFort, the US-based maritime security firm owned by Palestinian businessman Samir Farajallah and run by his son Ahmed, withdrew today from the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) on the grounds...

April 2, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Piracy

Bail Denied for Detained Advanfort Crew in India

India’s High Court has refused bail for the 35 crewmembers of a U.S. owned private security vessel that India says was carrying undocumented weapons and ammunition in its territorial waters....

December 19, 2013
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Friday, October 25, 2013
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Sierra Leone Files Official Protest Against India’s Illegal Detainment of Vessel Crew

In protest against the Indian government’s detainment of 33 sailors from the AdvanFort-chartered maritime security vessel Seaman Guard OHIO, the Sierra Leone ship registry has filed an official complaint today....

October 25, 2013
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Monday, October 21, 2013
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Incidents

Document Contradicts Indian Government’s Claim Over Ship Arrest

As the media responds to the recent arrest of the vessel MV SEAMAN GUARD OHIO, the predominant headlines report that the armed vessel violated Indian sovereignty by sailing within the country’s 12 nautical mile...

October 21, 2013
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Sunday, October 20, 2013
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AdvanFort Chief Engineer Attempts Suicide [UPDATE]

Update: The Seaman Guard Ohio’s Chief Engineer, not the ship’s captain, attempted suicide. Earlier report (with further updates) Indian media is reporting this morning that the captain of the maritime...

October 20, 2013
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Saturday, October 19, 2013
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India Charges 33 Aboard Armed U.S. “Anti-Piracy” Ship

By Anupama Chandrasekaran CHENNAI, India, Oct 19 (Reuters) – India has charged 33 men aboard an armed ship operated by a U.S. maritime security firm for failing to produce papers...

October 19, 2013
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Sunday, October 13, 2013
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India Seizes AdvanFort Private Security Vessel

India has detained an armed ship operated by a U.S. maritime security company and the 35 people on board for failing to produce papers authorizing it to carry weapons and ammunition in Indian waters, the coast guard said on Sunday.

October 13, 2013
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