LATEST UPDATE +++ OPS carries on its operations off Fujairah +++ +++ LATEST UPDATE +++ OPS complete their 200th voyage in West Africa +++


Ocean Protection Services (OPS) provide bespoke, flexible and cost effective security solutions to vessels transiting the areas of the world affected by piracy and terrorism.  

OPS can provide both armed and un-armed security teams for your vessels as it transits through the HRA.  All our security consultants are former British military predominately Royal Marine Commando's and UK Special Forces and have extensive experience in the maritime sector on government and commercial levels having worked as part of anti-piracy teams for numerous years. Not only have they been trained to an exceptional standard within the military but this is kept current with regular training in the commercial sector. 


 Willi Rickmers ContainerschiffOPS is fully conversant with its Open General Trade Control Licence (OGTCL) and confident in its ability to carry out their requirements as armed maritime security providers in a legitimate, law-abiding manner. The effect of this is that it negates the potential of any issues or uncertainties from Port Authorities that would ultimately cause delay to a vessel.


All of our firearms are purchased from recognized suppliers and hold all of the mandatory documentation needed to conform to the License. 


OPS have also signed up to the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) and the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI).  We also stringently comply with the International Maritime Organisation's (IMO) guidelines and all flag and port state regulations and laws.


OPS has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirement of the ISO 9001 Quality Management Scheme.

Please contact us directly if you require further information on our services.  All communication is treated in the strictest confidence.