Tag: piracy

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 2

This topic will be discussed at the 8th Annual Port and Maritime Security 2011 Conference in September. Read Part 1 of the article here. *** Evolving That is not legally the status of private armed guards. Under the Mercenaries Convention, mercenaries have the backing of a sovereign and are involved in meddling in the affairs…

2 Sep 2011, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 1

This just in - Just in time for our 8th Annual Port & Maritime Security 2011 Conference. *** MAYBE two tides are turning. Piracy seems to be declining – depending on the scale one uses for calculating. One would be fatuous to think armed guards are responsible simply because another tide is turning. Some flag…

1 Sep 2011, by test test