Discreet, professional services tailored to your requirement.

Ambrey are the market leaders across the full range of maritime security services – a full 360° approach.

We are an award-winning UK company, protecting more ships than any other company with over 17,000 successfully completed armed transits, with the largest global support footprint and number of maritime security personnel across the globe. We own an extensive fleet of our own vessels including security escort vessels, safety boats and vessel-based armouries. We maintain a fully functioning response centre to support our clients whatever and wherever their challenge. This is linked to our innovative insurance broking services.

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Uniquely in the maritime sector Ambrey delivers a complete suite of services to cater for clients’ maritime and marine risk.


As a recognised provider of Superyacht Insurance, we offer bespoke products specifically designed for superyachts owners and managers.

Superyacht Services

AMBREY 360° approach.

At Ambrey we understand the need to keep guests, the crew and vessel safe, whether on the high seas, at anchor or in port.

We place huge emphasis on understanding the maritime environment, its risks and resultant threats, whether from crime, piracy or terrorism. This is of growing importance as cruising grounds expand into frontier and uncharted waters.

All our solutions are Intelligence-led and bespoke to your needs.

Discretion is absolute and is achieved without compromise to the professionalism of the service. Solutions are built with the client’s needs at their centre, each package of services and measures tailored to the requirement.


Support to your new-build design to ensure that security is included at design phase through our bespoke Ship Security Assessment services to achieve ISPS-compliance and owner specific security needs.

Secure easy-to-access Maritime Risk Intelligence Platform allowing us to identify, qualify and forecast your risk and then advise on proportionate responses in a timely manner, allowing you to plan and react with confidence.

A range of Risk Assessments, whether focused at the vessel, transit route, intended anchorage, port or marina, or port city and country.

Vessel tracking and monitoring with live access to an experienced maritime intelligence analyst.


Maritime Security Officers (MSOs): Well-trained, discreet maritime security professionals able to work seamlessly alongside your crew – armed guards or unarmed.

Able to maintain surveillance/watch duties together with security advice and response. Able to provide guests, vessel and crew security escort when in port or at anchorage.

Maritime Security Advisor: A seasoned maritime security professional able to conduct reviews, plan and advise on all aspects of maritime security risk – technical and physical. Able to work alongside and in support of your Company and Ship
Security Officers.

Security Escort Vessel (SEV): Provision of a capable SEV when in or transiting areas of high risk such as moving between cruising grounds.


Emergency Support: Ambrey’s global footprint, fleet of vessels, over 1500 maritime security professionals, network of maritime relationships and our 24/7 crisis response centre in UK enable us to react to your emergency evacuation needs including Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) response and testing.

Maritime Response: Ambrey are a Lloyd’s of London retained crisis responder with a particular expertise in maritime kidnap for ransom. A team that has conducted over 360 cases, containing all the necessary crisis response specialities – command and control, negotiation, legal and media support.

Training: Ambrey delivers bespoke training to crews and management teams to enable them to prevent and then better face crisis and emergency incidents.


As a recognised provider of Superyacht Insurance, we offer bespoke products specifically designed for superyachts owners and managers.

Coverages include:

  • Hull and machinery
  • Protection and indemnity (P&I)
  • Construction or Conversion risk
  • Subsea equipment
  • Crew personal accident and medical expenses
  • Personal Effects of owners, guests, charterers, and crew
  • Crew Medical and Personal Accident Coverage
  • Fine Arts and Special Valuables
  • Ships Cash Coverage
  • Loss of Hire (Charter)
  • Kidnap and Ransom Insurance
  • Cyber Crime Coverage
  • Private Helicopters
  • Submersible Watercraft