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Lars H. Bergqvist
Master Mariner, Norwegian Merchant Marine Lieutenant, Royal Swedish Naval Reserve
Lars H. Bergqvist has an extensive experience of maritime and military affairs. He is a Master Mariner, an Officer in The Royal Swedish Naval Reserve and a former United Nations Military Observer. He is a Freeman of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners, an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute and an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Captain Bergqvist is a subject matter expert in maritime security, terrorism and piracy, being a member of The Center for International Maritime Security and an Associate Member of The Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies.
- The ISPS-code and maritime terrorism, http://cimsec.org/isps-code-maritime-terrorism/12098
- Non-lethal defence for merchant ships, http://www.marsecreview.com/2014/07/non-lethal-defence-for-merchant-ships/
- “Fire hoses and barbed wire against Kalashnikovs and RPGs – Shipping’s ‘Best Management Practice’ against Somali piracy (in Swedish), April 2012 issue of The Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences’ journal, http://www.koms.se/tidskrift/arkiv/nr-1-2012/
- “Safe Passage of Gulf of Aden by applying a non-lethal defence” (in Swedish), June 2009 issue of The Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences’ journal, http://www.koms.se/tidskrift/arkiv/nr-3-2009/