The threats to commercial shipping in the Gulf of Guinea are twofold: low-level crime such as robbery and then more significantly, piracy. Pirate Action Groups are targeting shipping for product theft but more often to kidnap crew for ransom. Pirates have shown the ability to operate at considerable distances offshore, beyond Territorial and EEZs into International Waters. Piracy incidents have a significant impact on vessels and their associated owners and operators, whether in terms of welfare, financial or business interruption.
There is much that vessel owners and operators can do to make sure that their crews, vessels and cargos are not exposed to the threat of piracy.
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We offer tailored products to help you manage uncertainty, leveraging privileged sources and proprietary methodologies to deliver original content exactly when you need it. Drawing on our in-house expertise in geospatial analysis, we reliably use threat-based information to forecast when and how a threat will be realised. Through our understanding of local dynamics we are able to evidence a proportionate response to challenges and exploit opportunities.
We maintain a 24/7 response centre staffed by experienced professionals, a dynamic marine crisis response capability and an in-house intelligence team to support our clients, whatever and wherever their challenge.
Ambrey Advisory Services ensures that best practice, assurance and continuous improvement underpin your business risk requirements.
The Ambrey Advisory Team is made up of experienced maritime security consultants across a number of specialisms. Their work is focused solely on providing intelligence-led security risk management solutions set against clients’ requirements – securing cargo, crew and passengers in changing environments.
We are an award-winning company, protecting more ships than any other maritime security company and with the largest number of deployed maritime security personnel across the globe. We own and operate our own vessel-based armouries.
Whether you need an armed security team, a security escort vessel, intelligence threat analysis or assistance managing a complex maritime security project – we have the experience, time and knowledge to help.