Crisis Response
Kidnap & Ransom
Active Assailant
Security Risk Assessments

WELCOME TO AMBREY CRISIS RESPONSE

Bringing Clarity To The Crisis

Ambrey are the market leaders in all aspects of maritime security, providing a 360° approach to safeguard our client’s people, assets and reputation.

Our experience and reach is unparalleled; Ambrey have successfully secured more transits than any other security company and operate the market’s largest network of privately contracted maritime security personnel and support services. We own an extensive fleet of our own vessels, including security escort vessels, safety boats and vessel-based floating armouries.

We maintain a 24/7 response centre staffed by experienced professionals, a dynamic marine crisis management response capability and an in-house intelligence team to support our clients, whatever and wherever their risk management challenge.

KIDNAP & RANSOM

24/7 Response

ACTIVE ASSAILANT

24/7 Response

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Response

Wherever and whatever your crisis management challenge

Piracy, including armed robberies, kidnap for ransom and hijackings, poses a pervasive challenge for the maritime industry. It can cause immediate impacts and long-term trauma for crew members and their families, as well as major disruption to your business operations.

The Gulf of Guinea continues to account for a significant percentage of all marine kidnappings reported globally, but latent risk areas span East and West Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ambrey operates a proven, best-in-class response model to handle any maritime security-related crisis. Our full in-house service offering minimises the risks to your crew, operations and reputation from the initial incident report through to successful resolution. We contain the impact of an incident on your organisation and resolve it as safely and efficiently as possible.

CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM

Ambrey’s highly experienced marine kidnap for ransom responders network has conducted over 345 cases between them.

Our team includes:

  • Incident commanders
  • Hostage negotiators
  • Marine lawyers.
  • Secure journey management and logistics experts.
  • Ransom couriers
  • Maritime intelligence analysts
  • Crisis communicators
  • Crisis PR experts

Ambrey’s marine crisis response and de-risking services are unrivalled in the marketplace.
Whatever your challenge, we have the experience, time and knowledge to help.

MARINE KIDNAP & RANSOM FLYERpdf

Active Assailant

Ambrey Risk Management Solution

Active Assailant incidents are on the rise – last year in the US there were 435* incidents.

Their impact is far-reaching and often enduring for the affected individuals, their families, their communities and their institution or organization. The consequences are extreme ranging from fatal through life-changing injuries to lasting mental health issues. You cannot predict when they will occur, but you can be ready and prepared for when they do occur.

Ambrey provides the expertise and reassurance to ensure that you are prepared and ready for the worst. Providing crisis management training and risk management framework, so if the worst should occur then Ambrey are there to get you back on your feet.

*quoted figure does not include active assailant incidents without the use of a firearm.

FUTURE-PROOF (Pre-Incident)

Offsite and reachback support for consultation and advice.
On-site risk assessment and audit.
Crisis planning including development of tailored crisis plans, protocols and procedures.

Crisis team training and development:
• Key individuals or leaders
• Team members
• Wider audience awareness
• Specialism – family liaison
• Media communications
• Recorder and stakeholder

Live exercises and workshops to simulate incidents and crisis management team (CMT) response.

RESPONSE

  • Nationwide response consultants prepared and on standby 24/7 to respond to an incident no matter what time day, or night
  • Provision of appropriate practical advice and guidance
  • Mentor and support the crisis management team throughout the incident and its aftermath
  • Liaison support with insurance underwriter
  • Liaison support with other stakeholders as required – law enforcement, families, communities
  • Media crisis communication advise and expertise

POST CRISIS RESPONSE

  • Nationwide response consultants prepared and on standby 24/7 to respond to an incident no matter what time day, or night
  • Provision of appropriate practical advice and guidance
  • Mentor and support the crisis management team throughout the incident and its aftermath
  • Liaison support with insurance underwriter
  • Liaison support with other stakeholders as required – law enforcement, families, communities
  • Media crisis communication advise and expertise
ACTIVE ASSAILANTpdf

CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM

Steve has accrued significant experience in crisis response, corporate security risk management, post-incident investigations, evacuations, travel security and risk consultancy. He has worked with leading brands and government departments across the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, Europe and Asia.

STEVE HARWOOD

DIRECTOR - CRISIS RESPONSE