MARITIME SECURITY

ARMED SERVICES

 

MARITIME SECURITY

CREW TRAINING

 

MARITIME SECURITY

UNARMED SERVICES

 

MARITIME SECURITY

SECURITY ESCORT VESSELS

SECURING YOUR CONCERNS WHEN YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS ARE ABOARD

Our expertise in maritime security has been proven effective in the most demanding circumstances, ensuring your protection.As a leading Maritime Risk Management (MRM), Diaplous delivers specialized services to an ever-expanding portfolio of shipping companies from all over the globe, as well as maritime oil majors.

Our qualified and highly trained teams, carefully selected to address the unique requirements of each client, match their skills to the individual security needs of customers’ vessels and crew. The experienced personnel in Diaplous’ offices provide individualized customer service with a focus on special customer needs and prerequisites, which are further analyzed and elaborated by the military experts of the Management team to decide upon the most effective solution. The Diaplous Operations department also operates a 24/7 contact to provide assistance, if needed, at all times.
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OUR GLOBAL PRESENCE

Diaplous has built a world-wide reputation as one of the most compliant, widely approved and certified PMSCs in the world. With a security force of over 700, Diaplous is active in all high-risk areas: the Indian Ocean, the West African seas and other piracy areas. Meanwhile, we maintain a presence in regions that are valuable for business entrepreneurship, but still under political or social unrest. The skills of our operatives are not the sole driving force behind our security services: we have a deep site-specific knowledge on each region, as well as local contacts (agents, armories and government officials) that can deliver upon any situation.

Maritime Security certifications (Lloyds Register): ISO 28007/9001/14001/18001.

Chamber Member of: BIMCO, SCEG, Cyprus Shipping.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

SEA Diaplous Maritime Services has the ability to deploy unarmed guards onboard vessels transiting the Mediterranean Sea. More specifically, we have successfully carried out operations from Gibraltar to Libya, Malta and Northern Italy, whenever circumstances have called for it. Our expertise and local knowledge form regional staff allow us to offer 24/7 full solutions to clients operating on those waters.

WEST AFRICA LOCAL OFFICE IN NIGERIA

In West Africa and Southeast Asia, where local regulations do not allow us to use our own guards and firearms, we deploy host nation forces. The guards are vetted in accordance with their national requirements and selected for their role through the local force recruitment process. Our operation procedures and licences are approved via an MOU with the particular authorities responsible for that country’s national security. Individual Due Diligence can be provided on request for each operation.

INDIAN OCEAN

Diaplous operates in nearly all Indian Ocean ports, cooperating with the most prestigious agencies, local representatives and government authorities, to cover a wide network of services that meet all customer requests and demands. Our core amount of operations is armed, but we also provide unarmed services and training of crews on board vessels.In Sri Lanka, Diaplous owns and manages a residence to accommodate personnel and host training workshops. This is our knowledge center, where senior team leaders brief Diaplous’ international personnel and create a hub of knowledge, for an ever-growing security industry that keeps evolving within the years. SERVICES: Security information reporting • Consultancy • Crew training • Vessels fortification plan • Yacht Security

OTHER AREAS SOUTH EAST ASIA

Diaplous maritime services have recently been expanded to cover the merging HRA’s such as the Southeast Asia area where the risk factor from piracy activity has been on the rise. Our expertise and local knowledge form regional staff allow us to offer 24/7 full solutions to clients operating on those waters. Armed Security Escort Vessels • GSF Teams • Armed • K9 Stowaway Search • Pre Voyage Risk Assessments • Ports & Terminals Risk Assessments • Security Reports • Risk Mitigation Services • Intelligence and Tracking • Close Protection Services (Land)

ARMED SERVICES

WE GUARANTEE THE HIGHEST QUALIFICATION
STANDARDS FOR OUR TRAINED ARMED
SECURITY TEAMS

Indian Ocean

Diaplous principally provides armed services in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. We cover a large area from Mediterranean to Malaysia and South Africa to Sri Lanka. In each and every port Diaplous has managed through the years to create a vast net of representatives and collaborations ensuring the success in every possible operation.

All Diaplous personnel and firearms which are contracted and armed by the company, hold all necessary certifications as defined by International Laws and industry requirements.
Diaplous keeps expanding personnel and firearms resources in order to comply with any special request coming either from clients or charterers and flag administrations and also meet with short notice requests.
The weapons used by our MSOs are wholly owned by the company, which holds valid, legal End-User Certificates issued in the Company’s name and are subjected to periodic maintenance regime by an accredited authority.
We offer a wide range of weapon types to suit specific requirements stated by a client, and we maintain strict regulations which are applied by our Team Leaders onboard who, together with the Master, ensure the proper and safe handling and storage of weapons as well as their legal and proper use, according to the Rules for Use Of Force (RUF) in line with BIMCO regulations.
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Operations in WAF

In West Africa, where local regulations do not allow us to use our own guards and firearms, we deploy host naval forces.
Our operation procedures and licenses are approved via an MOU with the particular authorities responsible for that country’s national security. Individual Due Diligence can be provided on request for each operation.

UNARMED SERVICES

FORTIFYING WHAT
IS VITAL ON AND
AROUND YOUR VESSEL

We provide unarmed services when required and provide our client vessels with well trained personnel, able to provide consultancy and training to the crews on board, enhancing the sense of safety.

Instructions on the placement of hardening material , description on the current situation in the area and plans of action are provided to the crews.

For vessels passing through the Suez channel, Diaplous maintains a local agent who can provide extra provision of hardening materials upon request.

CREW TRAINING

HIGHEST LEVEL TRAINING
IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE

Our extensive experience in developing and delivering accredited training programmes with partners such as MCA, Highfield and City & Guilds means that we’re ideally positioned to build bespoke, compliance-led training in other areas of security.

We can work with our clients to offer training services to their personnel in a wide range of areas, from ‘Security Operations’ and ‘Crisis Management’ to ‘CCTV and Operations Room Management’, ‘Crime Scene and Investigation Management’ and many other upon customers’ requests.

RISK ASSESSMENTS & CONSULTANCY

DIAPLOUS RISK CONSULTANTS WORK
WITH ALL TYPES OF CLIENTS

From Multinational Maritime Corporations, to Private Individuals

In the first instance we offer a maritime security risk assessment service which is intelligence based, and quantifies the likelihood and consequences of an attack against your assets. From the maritime risk assessment, will be generated a range of control and risk mitigation measures that suit your requirements, and will assist in the treatment of risk.

The experience gained from managing security operations in over 25 countries for more than 450+ clients means that we are well positioned to offer specialist maritime security advice to guide your decision making, protect your business interests and enhance your competitive edge.
Drawing on our in-house expertise in geo-spatial analysis, we reliably use threat-based information to forecast when and how a threat will be realized. Through our understanding of local dynamics, we are able to evidence a proportionate response to challenges and exploit opportunities.

SECURITY ESCORT VESSELS

ENSURING SAFETY &
SECURITY ALL ALONG

In regions where local laws prohibit PCASP (Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel) from being placed on board vessels, we ensure the safety and security of our clients by providing security escort vessels (SEVs) with onboard armed guards in all HRA’s globally.

Especially for West Africa, Diaplous’ local base and operations in Nigeria ensures that all operations are organised and monitored locally, thus reducing the risk of operations and optimizing the cost of the service. Our local operation guarantee Diaplous’ goal for top performance is achieved.

All security escort services fully comply with the individual state requirements and can be deployed anywhere in the world. Set to maintain the highest level of standards and client satisfaction Diaplous strives to always offer.