Ambrey head says armed guards industry needs better oversight
John Thompson said the mix of jurisdictions, fragmented market and cost pressures had all led to failures. Security experts called for clearer international rules for putting armed guards on ships.
The co-founder of UK-based Ambrey, the biggest private armed guards company, has said the industry needs better regulatory oversight, in response to the attempted hijacking in July of an Eagle Bulk ship by a disgruntled guard
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