Let us be an extension to your team. Our dedicated travel security service is designed to support organisations that have a limited in-house security function or a partial out of hours capability. We offer a 24/7 service, which delivers bespoke and proactive assistance and advice.
Securewest delivers a broad range of risk consulting solutions from high level security design to operational security plans and advice. Our solutions are underpinned by in-depth threat and risk assessments provided from our own in house team of experienced analysts and regional experts.
Securewest work in partnership with clients to guide and support organisations with event security from the pre-planning phase through to delivery and post-event review. Our specialists are carefully selected and are qualified to provide an end to end range of risk management services.
Securewest is a recognised market leader in the provision of maritime security solutions to the commercial, military, cruise and offshore sectors. With over 30 years experience we are fully compliant with flag and international requirements, certified to ISO 28007 and backed by comprehensive insurance.
Securewest is a recognised market leader in the provision of maritime security solutions to the commercial, cruise and offshore sectors.
With over 30 years’ experience, we are fully compliant with flag and international requirements, certified to ISO 28007 and backed by comprehensive insurance.
We offer an unrivalled choice of security services, tailored to your specific requirements, to mitigate the risks to people, property and reputation posed by piracy and maritime crime:
Maritime Security Teams
We have extensive experience in the Gulf of Aden, Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Gulf of Guinea regions and fully understand the risk presented to vessel, cargo, master and crew in the marine environment.
We provide armed or unarmed teams and pride ourselves on the quality of our people and the service we deliver. Our teams are highly qualified and meet all internationally recognised standards. They are regularly vetted and are experts in maritime security operations. Guards can be British or a mix of other nationalities to meet your needs and budgetary requirements.
ISPS Ship Security Assessment and Plan Services
We can supply an ISPS qualified assessor (according to para 8.4-B) to conduct the inspection of your vessel, Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) or installation to help you gain flag state approval.
The assessor will be able to produce your Ship or Port Security assessment in line with the requirements of the ISPS code and outline a Ship or Port Facility Security Plan. They will provide guidance and instruction throughout the ISPS approval process.
Securewest can also provide a range of in-country security vulnerability assessments for shore based assets including offices, operational centres and crewing quarters.
Security Training for Company Staff and Crew
Approved ISPS and Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) training courses, accredited by internationally recognised government authorities. These include:
Online Proficiency in Security Awareness click here to visit our e-learning website
Online Proficiency in Designated Security Duties click here to visit our e-learning website
Company Security Officer
Ship Security Officer
Port Facility Security Officer
As well as consultancy services for best management practice, vessel hardening assessments, anti-piracy drills and medical courses.
Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) Management and Monitoring
Our Global Response Centre provides 24/7 monitoring of SSAS for vessels. We will monitor identified SSAS systems from the global support centre; upon detection of an SSAS alert, Securewest will notify appropriate governmental authorities, in accordance with each vessel’s flag state authority statutes or regulations. We will also notify owners and/or vessel managers by following pre-planned response procedures both parties have agreed upon. The service meets the requirements of International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974 XI-2 6.2.1.
Global Travel Security Management
We offer global travel security and management with 24/7 monitoring and emergency response from the Global Response Centre. This includes intelligence and situational updates; vehicle, asset and personnel tracking; planning and mitigation protocols; and advisory services.
Threat Assessments and Bespoke Reports
Our dedicated team of maritime security professionals and intelligence officers based in the Global Response Centre provide comprehensive port and route threat assessments and regional and site-specific risk/threat assessments.
Superyacht Risk Management
With exceptional courtesy, care and standards of service, Securewest provides clients a discreet, complete and holistic service in the risk management of superyachts.
We understand the requirements of this sector, including security assessments of these particular vessels, their compliance to ISPS and crew training as well as armed or unarmed transit security services. Throughout the vessels transit we can provide tracking services 24/7 through our Maritime Assistance Centre, allowing complete peace of mind.