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Monthly Archives: April 2010


Three alarms today. A thumbnail look, with more details to follow. C-PODThe distributors for the C-Pod all seem from Europe, so if I were planning on cruising the Med, this is a system I would take a look at. Featured in this months “Latitudes and Attitudes” magazine. POGODeveloped by a couple that had the misfortune … Continue reading »

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Venezuelan Pirate Attack

This from the Cruisers Network Online, a yahoo group. Dutch News Release Regarding Venezuelan Pirate Attack Inquiry into German drowning woman20 Apr, 2010, 09:46 (GMT -04:00) WILLEMSTAD — The Public Prosecutor has started an inquiry into the Germandrowning woman who was rescued by a cargo ship last Friday and brought toCuraçao afterwards. The female has … Continue reading »

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Shotgun Taser

For those who want a little something extra…Shotgun Taser While billed as a ‘non-lethal’ means of protection, cruisers and sailors should be aware that the delivery means (shotgun) is still a firearm and subject to the same laws and procedures as any other firearm – even if it is not ‘lethal’.

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What we are about

MARITIME VITAL ASSET PROTECTION, LLCProviding security consultation and training for vessel owners, captains and crewmembers. Services offered:• Security Assessments• Security Plans• Security Training• Anti-theft and Anti-piracy measures• SCUBA training• Emergency First Response (EFR) training• Unarmed and Armed self protection training All training can be conducted in Tampa, Florida or at the client’s location, depending on … Continue reading »

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Travel Security, Final Part

TERRORIST CONCERNSThe planning and execution of the attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City illustrates this process. Consider how a vigilant person might have recognized indications of a threat.Phase 1: Broad Target Selection. During broad target selection, terrorists collect information on numerous targets to evaluate their potential in terms of symbolic value, casualties, … Continue reading »

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