Archive for April, 2013

Posted on: April 26th, 2013 by Simon No Comments

Enhanced DBS Checks Having received news that shortly Armed Maritime Security Officers, on UK registered ships only for the time being, must be authorised to possess a range of firearms, including those requiring an authority from the Secretary of State for the Home Department, under the section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968. GMRS are […]

Britain Promises to Support Maritime Security in West Africa

Posted on: April 24th, 2013 by Simon No Comments

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Andrew Pocock, has promised that his country will support Africa’s capacity in maritime security through advising, training and equipping of local security forces on the continent. The envoy spoke at a conference on West African Maritime Security and Development held by the Royal Institute of International Affairs of London […]

Al-Shabaab publishes alleged photograph of dead French commando

Posted on: April 22nd, 2013 by Simon No Comments

In a series of four messages on its Twitter feed, al-Shabaab released pictures of the man lying face up on an orange surface surrounded by combat gear, including a caption with one photograph that said, “Francois Hollande, was it worth it?” Officials in Paris had earlier warned that the militant group was planning a “macabre […]

Proof of Earnings and Mortgage References

Posted on: April 18th, 2013 by Simon No Comments

It has become apparent that proof of earnings and mortgage references are coming in on a regular basis for employees.  Our main aim is to liaise with the security provider and then to ensure invoices are paid within 48 hours of receipt, obviously with the latest Cyprus banking situation, this was delayed by 48 – […]

Piracy Drops Worldwide, Especially in Somalia

Posted on: April 17th, 2013 by Simon No Comments

The number of pirate attacks is down worldwide, especially off Somalia, where pirates once hijacked dozens of ships each year, according to a new report. The International Maritime Bureau says there were 66 reported pirate incidents in the first quarter of 2013; that’s a drop of 55 percent compared to a year earlier. According to […]

GMRS Employee Raffle

Posted on: April 16th, 2013 by Simon No Comments

It is with great pleasure that GMRS would like to announce that we will be holding a monthly raffle for all employees, starting in the month of May. Entry will be automatic upon receipt of invoice, the draw will be made on last working day of the month and results will be posted on GMRS […]