• We comply with the guidelines of the ICC (International Code of Conduct) for Private Security Services Providers (ICOC-PSSP)
  • The Voluntary Principles
  • The United Nation’s Basic Principles on the Use of Force & Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials (1990).
  • International Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies
  • International Maritime Law
  • National Territorial Maritime Laws
  • The laws of Flag States (flag = the flag a ship flies)
  • Laws of Coastal States from which Neptune operates
  • The IMO Guidance to PMSC and Best Management Practice (BMP 4)

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VESSELS ARE
HELD ON

AVERAGE OF

225+ DAYS

Our approach is primarily driven by the following process for predictable and planned outcomes.

  • Risk Identification & Mitigation
    A thorough assessment of the risk & mitigation mechanisms is a key factor for success
    • Review Threat Characteristics
    • Consider Ship's Size, Speed, Freeboard, Access points
    • Consider defensive measures (Vessel Hardening )
    • Evaluate Crew size, Experience & Level of Training
    • Consider Route, Weather & Navigation
    • Check Navy presence, Group transits, Convoys
  • Planning & Preparation for every anticipated scenario Taking into account all possible risks and mitigation mechanisms we prepare for every possible scenario to ensure no corners are left unturned in guaranteeing the safety of your cargo and crew. We prepare your transit through
    • Reporting to relevant authorities
    • Developing state-of-the-art emergency communication plans
    • Avoiding areas of recent piracy activity
    • Using weather as an anti-Piracy measure
    • Taking efforts to transit during night time
    • Reviewing the ship's security plan
    • Limiting access to key compartments & equipment
    • Employment of defensive obstacles such as Razor wire & Water Spray etc.
    • Consideration of personal protection gear
    • Establishment of alarm procedures
    • Intensifying eyes-on-deck by engaging extra security personnel
    • Review latest advise on safe muster points / Citadels
    • Running a fully fledged drill on the crew
    • Equip Citadel / Safe Muster Points : Communication & Provisions
  • Maintaining constant vigilance through the journey
    • Intensifying eyes-on-deck by engaging extra security personnel
    • Keep large CPA to potential threats
    • Treat every contact with suspicion
    • Heightened readiness - Engines, Power Supply & Steering gear
    • Darkening ship with Navlights on
    • Have alarm procedures in place
    • Have search lights ready
    • Have self defence measures ready
  • Handling Code Red and maintain the initiative
    • Raising the ship's alarm
    • Muster according to ship's contingency plan
    • Activation of SSAS, Send out distress calls and ensuring AIS is on
    • Set full speed up wind
    • Zig Zag to force pirates to cross stern waves
    • Activation of self defence obstacles such as Razor wire and water spray
    • Shielding ship's crew from shootings
  • In the event of boarding
    • Alert the company and authorities
    • Go to safe muster point - offer no resistance
    • If using citadel - Make sure entire crew is inside
    • Maintain communication with authorities
    • Leave any CCTV running

PIRACY ATTACKS

ANNUALLY AVERAGE

90+ WORLD OVER*

SHIPS ARE VULNERABLE
WHEN THEY PASS

THROUGH HIGH *
RISK AREAS