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Maritime Security

Saladin’s maritime security department has extensive experience of providing maritime security solutions, operational support and strategic advisory services to ship owners and the offshore oil and gas sector.

Ship Security Details

Saladin can offer armed or unarmed guards on board ships transiting through high risk areas of concern. Highly qualified and experienced personnel are used for training, consultancy and guarding tasks.

The following qualifications are applicable:

  • ISPS Combined Security Officer (Ship, Port & Company Security Officer-SSO, PFSO & CSO)
  • First Aid at Work (FAW) individually – with at least one First Person on Scene (FPOS-I) per 4-man team or VSD.
  • STCW 95.
  • ENG1 seafarers medical certificate.
  • RYA VHF short range radio (SRC) certificate.
  • RYA Radar qualification.

Security audits

Saladin can carry out audits of vessels, ports and port facilities, and offshore energy platforms in order to identify physical and technical security requirements and then make recommendations.

International Accreditation

Saladin operates within a clear legal framework derived from local laws, Codes of Conduct and Industry-recognised regulations. Applicable laws and guidelines come from:

  • IMO Best Management Practice (BMP) - version 4.
  • The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC).
  • Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) Notice to Mariners (NTM) 298-2.
  • US Coast Guard (USCG) Maritime Security (MARSEC) Directive 104-6 (PSA2-09 revision 3).
  • International Maritime Organisation (IMO) MSC.1 Circ. 1390 - Industry Guidance for CSOs.
  • United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982.
  • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations.
  • International Flag and Port state regulations.