Marshall Islands refuses to register ‘mercenary’ ships
The Marshalls Island Government says it supports forceful action against pirates but is refusing to accept privately armed or military ships on to its register.
A spokesman for the Marshall Islands has told Lloyd's List that flag states have no authority to register anti-piracy vessels and the Marshall Islands will not register the proposed fleet of privately armed anti-piracy patrol vessels.
Clay Maitland is the managing partner...
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