Maritime Security

How can pirate attacks and/or armed robberies on merchant ships be

 deterred, delayed or even prevented?

How can merchant ships prepare before entering a high-risk area?

How to minimize the risk of being attacked?

 The vulnerability of ships at sea varies greatly. A prudent operator and his seafarers will take into account and deploy the necessary self-protection measures contained in the IMO’s MSC Circular whose primary aim is to ensure the safest possible conditions for the crew, which is paramount.

 Private security companies and armed guards

There has been some debate regarding the use of firearms on ships to protect seafarers.

Today, MSC is convinced that where a private security service is employed, the personnel should be unarmed and their role should be only an advisory one.


Almenta’s solution is providing the ultimate tool in order to detect and even deter pirates.

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