Monthly Archives: September 2008
The folks at Triton (http://www.thetriton.com/) put out a great monthly paper. This month, they remind us of the TWIC deadlines, and a host of other topics. Highly recommended reading. Part of the job of security is awareness and knowledge, and this is a good place to start.
Folks, there seems to be several stories regarding Somalia and the pirate gangs thereabouts. They seem to be focusing on holding the yacht/ship and crew for ransom, vice stealing the vessel or goods. Lots of international attention, and implications in some of the cargoes being taken. One sample link I found interesting: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,429663,00.html
Jobs: Armed Security, Louisiana and South Texas from feraljundi.com by headjundi I got this from Jeff, so thanks. –Head Jundi —————————————————————– As most of you know FEMA has contracted out for security in Louisiana and Texas. here is the requirement I have. They say they will take as many bodies as I can provide. Call … Continue reading
In the aftermath of the storms on the Gulf Coast, be aware of the market for “great deals:. Have your boat surveyed, and ensure a good ownership check is done. I have a feeling there are people who will attempt to take advantage of the situation. Ike’s victims: “Many hundreds, if not thousands, of vessels … Continue reading
More visibility is a good thing in regards to building awareness. I just tend to be a bit leery of great, international efforts. From the Noonsite news. (http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-09-18-1) Yemen to establish three regional anti-piracy centers along the Gulf of Aden The Yemeni government approved on Tuesday 9 September the establishment of three regional centers to … Continue reading