From ISM News Update nr. 128: Merchant Shipping Regulations
Other news from ISM News Update no. 126:
Merchant Shipping Protection Regulations
Ships flying the Dutch flag can, under certain conditions, deploy private armed security companies. A private security company requires a Private Maritime Security Company (PMSC) license to provide armed security to transports.
The latest publication of the Merchant Shipping Protection Regulations describes in detail what requirements a company must meet in order to qualify for a PMSC permit: https://puc.overheid.nl/nsi/doc/PUC_712017_14/20231012/