GAC’s Non-Lethal Vessel Security Solutions

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The GAC Group has launched a new solution in crisis management and anti-piracy services – GAC Protective Solutions, Powered by Cerberus – to provide professional security and protective solutions for ships, cargo and crew.

The core services include: crisis management, officer/crew training, protective equipment supply, sea marshal services, intelligence reports and alerts, coordination with international and Coalition Maritime Task Forces, and assistance to owners with risk assessment and drafting of Ship Security Plans as required by the ISPS code.

GAC Protective Solutions is designed to support vessel Masters to navigate safely through the Gulf of Aden. With the International Maritime Bureau reporting 92 attacks against shipping in the Gulf of Aden this year, with at least $138.7m paid in ransom, this innovative alliance meets a very real need for shipping.

(www.gacworld.com)

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