Commercial anti-piracy scheme to launch in weeks
Anti-piracy venture Typhon’s chief executive Anthony Sharp has confirmed that the project has secured sufficient funding to launch within the next few weeks with a view to commence trading in October.
Typhon is an alternative to commercial ships carrying armed guards on board. Mr Sharp calls it “close vessel protection.”
It has converted three feeder container vessels and will offer trans-ocean convoy escorts.
The vessels can deploy armed guards direct to the client...
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