Say the word pirate to anyone these days and many would automatically think of Captain Hook, arch nemesis of Peter Pan, or Johnny Depp donning the swaggers of Jack Sparrow swinging from ship masts brandishing a beautifully sculptured sword. These images are all well and good in the world of film and fantasy but in the real world, pirates do exist and their level of criminality is set on a more damaging and life threatening level.
Category : Anti Piracy
Modern-day pirates may not wear an eye patch or wave a sword in your face, but they are more real and more dangerous than any of the fictional characters we’ve grown to love as children. Nothing about the sea pirates of today is lovable. The only thing they invoke is fear, and to anyone who’s become their victim – post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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An international maritime security company is stepping up its services to combat piracy and maritime crime.
Seven Indian seafarers held hostage by Somalian pirates for more than four years have been released.
A anti-piracy initiative has taken shape in Djibouti. Companies in the shipping sector to eliminate the foundations of piracy in the Horn of Africa.
An expert team from the Neptune Maritime Security head office and support centre performed exacting risk assessments before carrying out specialist training for security officers and senior personnel. The company delivered crisis management training to bolster ship safety at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Neptune Maritime Security has achieved associate membership of BIMCO, one of the world’s largest shipping associations.