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IMS provides detailed practical security assessments of:

Cargo Ships
Cruise Ships
Super yachts

Offshore units

Fixed Platforms


Port Facility Security Assessment (PFSA)

Assessment of existing infrastructure

Analysis of potential threats

Evaluation of existing security measures and contingency plans

Analysis of vulnerabilities

Recommendations for countermeasures

Ship Security Assessment (SSA)
Ship security assessment of a passenger or cargo vessel in accordance with the SOLAS Chapter XI regulations and the ISPS Code.

Navigational and operational conditions

Loading and unloading

Receiving stores/supplies

Maritime security surveillance systems

On-scene Security Survey (the ship's present state of security)

Making recommendations, as appropriate, to improve ship security and on mandatory requirements of the new regulations.

Offshore Installation Security Assessment (OISA)

Similar to a Ship Security Assessment, but conducted on a fixed or mobile platform

IMS also has the expertise to conduct cyber security assessments for both ship and port facility clients in accordance with the IMO 'Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management' (MSC-FAL.1/Circ.3).

Other onshore facilities

Although a company specialised in maritime security, IMS also has extensive experience of land based security consultancy and can undertake onshore security assessments for:

On shore Oil/Gas facilities
Public buildings
Shopping complexes
Transport hubs, such as railway stations

Tel. +44 12 33 820784