Sunday, June 14, 2009
Shipriders Providing Security Against Maritime Pirates off Coast of Somalia
A new security profession has emerged due to the rise in piracy in the past few years off the Somali coast. Security professionals are hiring on with maritime security firms and are riding on ships transiting the dangerous pirate-filled waters off the coast of Somalia. Some of the maritime security firms have been in business for some time - such as Maritime Protective Services, Inc. of Florida. Read more on this new development in the maritime security world in "Companies hire 'shipriders' against Somali pirates", Associated Press, June 5, 2009. Click here for a listing of maritime security firms.