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GEO Report on Ferry Security

December 22, 2010 by Akiva  

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GEO) released on December 3, 2010 it latest report on Ferry Security entitled “Maritime Security: Ferry Security Measures Have Been Implemented, but Evaluating Existing Studies Could Further Enhance Security”.
Ferries are a vital component of the U.S. transportation system and 2008 data show that U.S. ferries carried more than 82 million [...]

Maritime Security Jobs – June 21, 2010

June 21, 2010 by Akiva  

Please find below the latest maritime security job postings from our partner site If you are interested in posting a job vacancy please contact us.

McMunn Associates, Inc. is seeking a Maritime Intelligence Analyst, Piracy & Smuggling. This is a full time, FLSA exempt position at the National Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD. The analyst [...]

MARITIME SECURITY – Varied Actions Taken to Enhance Cruise Ship Security

June 13, 2010 by Akiva  

Cruise ships are the single largest passenger conveyances in the world, with one ship currently in service that can carry more than 8,500 passengers and crew. The Coast Guard considers cruise ships to be highly attractive targets to terrorists, and according to a 2008 RAND Corporation report, cruise ships can represent high-prestige symbolic targets for [...]

Vessel Security and Maritime Insurance

June 13, 2010 by Roger Tomberlin  

By Roger L. Tomberlin
Today, the international community fails to realize that sea piracy still has not been eliminated.  Not only has piracy never been eradicated, but the number of pirate and terrorist attacks on ships has tripled in the past decade alone elevating piracy to its highest level in history.  Contrary to the stereotype, intelligence [...]

Maritime Security Jobs – June 13, 2010

June 13, 2010 by Akiva  

Please find below the latest maritime security job postings from our partner site If you are interested in posting a job vacancy please contact us.

DynCorp International LLC is seeking a Maritime Security Instructor.The Instructor will coordinate and provide police tactical training, specialize consultation, senior executive crisis management seminars, knowledge and skills-based disciplines necessary for [...]

Maritime Security Challenges Conference 2010

April 7, 2010 by Akiva  

Maritime Forces Pacific (MARPAC) is pleased to announce the Maritime Security Challenges Conference 2010 from April, 26 to 29 , 2010 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. This conference is a continuation of the highly successful Maritime Security Challenges Conference series.
Our esteemed guests and expert panelists from military, government, academic, and private sector communities will discuss [...]

Suppressing Maritime Piracy: Exploring the Options in International Law

March 25, 2010 by Akiva  

Colorado based One Earth Future (OEF) Foundation recently released its workshop report on “Suppressing Maritime Piracy: Exploring the Options in International Law”.  The report captures the discussions and recommendations of a distinguished group of international law and governance professors, legal experts, and judges who met in Washington D.C. for a workshop convened through the efforts [...]

Updates: More information about seized Iranian arms ships

November 9, 2009 by Akiva  

The Israeli Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center recently released more information about Iran’s efforts to strengthen Shi’ite terrorist groups in Lebanon (Hezbollah) and Yemen (Houthi Shi’ite).
On October 26, 2009, Yemen announced that it seized an Iranian ship named Mahan-1loaded with mostly anti-tank weaponry destined for the Houthi Shi’ite terrorist group. The Mahan-1 had set sail [...]

Israel Navy Intercepts Iranian Weapons en route to Hezbollah

November 4, 2009 by Akiva  

On November 3, 2009, the Israeli Navy intercepted the 459 feet (140 meter) freighter Francop near Cyprus. According to Israeli officials, the Antiguan flag vessel as carrying hundreds of tons of arms sent by Iran destined for Syria and Hezbollah. Weapons found inside containers owned by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines Group (IRISL) [...]

Maritime Security Conference: Maritime Security in the 21st Century

October 8, 2009 by Akiva  

The Atlantic Council and the U.S. Naval War College will jointly sponsor a conference on October 14 , 2009 on the challenges and opportunities for maritime security cooperation with a keynote address by the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Gary Roughead.
The conference will examine the drivers of maritime insecurity, assess ongoing coalition maritime operations, share [...]

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