West Africa

We provide security services in all three of the main piracy areas across the globe and have staff on the ground in a number of key regions, so we can protect your business wherever it operates.


Staff in region


Escort vessels deployed per month


Escort vessels on charter per day


Vessels sea-trialled


Vessels supported by LNAGs

We have eight full-time staff based in Nigeria, in Lagos and Port Harcourt, to support our operations throughout the region, including Togo, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana. Our team have been working in the area for almost five years and bring a wealth of operational knowledge and experience to our services here, as well as excellent local contacts and access to local resources. All operations are also supported by our UK-based risk intelligence team.

Most countries in this region will not allow private guards and weapons to be deployed, instead requiring the use of their own National Armed Forces – either on board a commercial vessel or on an accompanying Security Escort Vessel. So since 2011 we have been working in partnership with carefully-selected, compliant indigenous companies to deploy host nation forces to protect our clients. Our local staff are adept at handling the unique challenges this brings and managing the wider team and process to ensure that a high quality of service is consistently maintained.


"Ambrey are flexible and responsive to our needs, as well as providing the most compliant and seamless 100% reliable service. We are confident in recommending them as a preferred supplier to all our colleagues."

COSCO, internationally recognised shipowner

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