Sunday, September 18, 2011

IMO Issues Guidance on Security Guards to Counter Somali-Based Piracy

"Further interim guidance on the use of privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) on board ships to counter Somali-based piracy has been approved by an IMO intersessional working group. The Intersessional Maritime Security and Piracy Working Group of the Maritime Safety Committee, which met at IMO Headquarters in London from 13 to 15 September 2011, approved a Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) circular for dissemination . . . "

Read more at the link below:

http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/imo-approves-further-interim-guidance-on-privately-contracted-armed-security-personnel

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