The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has gone into voluntary liquidation in the UK due to a fall in membership.
Since being established, SAMI has worked to establish a regulatory structure for the use of armed guards onboard ships in pirate-infested waters, and has represented its members widely around the world.
“There is no doubt that SAMI made a positive contribution to the private maritime security industry by helping to establish improved regulation and, in doing so, improved how the industry was perceived. Its pioneering work on floating armouries will be an enduring legacy,” Neil Roberts, manager of marine and aviation at Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA), said.
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