Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)
Securewest offers Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) 24/7 response, testing and support services. We take the pressure of maintaining the safety and security of your vessels and crew away from you, giving you peace of mind whilst maintaining ISPS compliance.
SASS Monitoring and Management
What is the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)?
The Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), under SOLAS regulations, is a system onboard designed to raise the alarm ashore in case of a security threat or security incident, so that help from security forces can be deployed to the scene.
Why should you have it?
- Legal and regulatory compliance
- Moral responsibility
- Duty of care
- Business continuity and operational disruption
- Potential financial loss, legal cost and reputational damage
Benefits of choosing a third party SSAS management company?
Strengthens your ship’s security and enhances the safety of your crew
Ensures compliance – ISPS / Flag State / Annual Radio Survey, SOLAS chapter XI-2
Never miss or react late to an alert which could cause threat to the life and/or vessel
Testing is essential to check it is functioning properly in case of a real incident
Third party management takes the onus off your CSO and staff so they can concentrate on other tasks
Streamline the processes and procedures of your fleet
A proven market leader, since 2002
Trusted by some of the worlds largest Shipping and Oil & Gas companies
Our Maritime Assistance Centre (MAC) is 24 hour, 7 days a week
We ensure you conform to IMO standards and are fully compliant
We take the burden away from your CSO
We react within five minutes to the alert, notifying pre-agreed organisations, authorities and personnel
We monitor online tracking service platforms (TSPs) to manage SSAS alerts on your behalf
Additional services are included in the annual costs including our Weekly Maritime Threat Summary
Referral program for clients
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