Alphard Maritime: Maritime Security - West Africa & HRA

ALPHARD MARITIME is managed by Master Mariners and Security Specialists. Our offices are located in Singapore, India, London, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, China, Nigeria, and the U.A.E offering a global perspective from which we provide bespoke security maritime services to all our clients. We are fully compliant, accredited and associated with all the shipping and relevant regulatory bodies like IMO and ICOC-PSSP, using BIMCO GUARDCON. We are also certified with the new ISO 28007-1:2015 which covers our Security Management Systems and ISO 9001:2015 which certifies our ability to deliver the highest standard of service to our clients.

The company is helmed by experts with a broad spectrum of professional and highly relevant experience across the various maritime sectors. Experts like Capt. Ajit Ojha (Operation Director), Mr. Jos Chakola (Head of Security), Capt. K.S. Bhatty (GM - QHSE) and Mr. Eamon Dolan (Training Manager & Security Specialist) bring in a wealth of experience to the organization. This team brings high levels of shipping & relevant experience to enhance our client’s experience at sea and ashore.

We have a strong track record and a client list of over 300 companies, protecting more than 1000 merchant vessels (EXXON, BP, Anglo-Eastern, MOL, V Ships, Fleet Management, Columbia, Executive Ship management). We also provide maritime security services in West Africa which includes operations from/to Lomé in the highly dangerous Gulf of Guinea Piracy HRA - (High-Risk Area).

Alphard’s Security service to clients combines the above set of elite personnel’s in our management structures and applies our experience to provide a cost-effective maritime product. We offer a highly competitive rate based on a detailed risk assessment and a tailored client-focused product whilst maintaining the highest adherence to industry standards.

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  • Approved by EXXON (through Clients)
  • ISO / 28007-1:2015 certified
  • ISO 9001
  • Have provided Armed Security Services to vessels carrying cargoes of other Oil Majors e.g. BP, TOTAL
  • Approved by Panama Maritime Administration
  • Worked with most other Flags States
  • Worked with all P&I Clubs
  • In the white list of CATLIN (an Insurance company)
  • Compliant with IMO circular MSC.1/Circ.1443 (IMO Guidance for PMSC)
  • Thorough Recruitment and Training procedures as per Best Industry Practices
  • BIMCO GUARDCON used as standard contract with our clients
  • Professional Indemnity of USD 5,000,000
  • Public Liability Insurance of USD 5,000,000
  • Employers Liability Insurance of USD 5,000,000
  • Group Accidental Insurance of USD 250,000
  • Successfully audited by major ship management companies – as per Oil Major Standard
  • Intelligence Reports (including vessel Risk Assessment, 24-hour monitoring, intelligence, and weather forecasting during transit)
  • Audited by third party - National Security Inspectorate, UK.
  • Signatory to ICOC-PSSP
  • Both UK and non-UK teams with strong military/ maritime experience.
  • Own Agency in Sri Lanka - to assist clients for all agency jobs e.g. vessel inward/outward clearance, crew change, connect stores/spares)
  • Operated by Master Mariners and Security Specialists with firsthand knowledge of piracy, shipping, and Oil Major Requirements.