Oct
31

UK Vessels - Monumental Piracy ruling by British Government

BY PAUL SHERWOOD  |  POSTED IN MARITIME NEWS
[SOURCE BBC]   Ships sailing under a British flag will be able to carry armed guards to protect them from pirates, the prime minister has announced. David Cameron says he wants to combat the risks to shipping off the coast of Somalia, where 49 of the world's 53 hijackings last year took place. Under the plans, the home secretary would be given the power to license armed guards ...
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