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Profile of registrant

Maritime Risk Solutions

Identification number in the register: 113724511179-11
Registration date: 18/05/13 16:29:24

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/05/14 21:07:21
The date of the last annual update was 19/05/14 21:07:21


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Maritime Risk Solutions
Acronym: MRS
Legal status: Propriety Limited Company
Website address: http://www.maritimerisksolutions.com

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Retha van Niekerk
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Hermanus Van Niekerk
Position: Operations director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: TH2 Long Street Postnet
Knysna 6571
SOUTH AFRICA
Telephone number: (+27) 715429708
Fax number: (+27) 866722900
Other contact information: Head Office South Africa
• 24 hours telephone number: +27 (0) 44 382 0557
• E-mail:
Human Resources: admin@maritimerisksolutions.com
Operations: operations@maritimerisksolutions.com

Maritime Risk Solutions Europe B.V.
• Weena 29, 3012 NJ Rotterdam
• Telephone number: + 31 (0)10- 282 16 20
• E-mail: infoeurope@maritimerisksolutions.com

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: MARITIME RISK SOLUTIONS deploys only fully trained personnel with offensive sea- and land borne experience. Each selected Marine Security Specialist is subjected to a unique researched and predetermined Personality Profile Analysis to ensure quality of men in the service.
The company was registered in 2003 and has since been active in the Maritime Industry in various disciplines. The journey started, combating piracy under extremely aggressive conditions, in the Nigerian Delta. The establishment of partnerships, joint ventures and associations with other organizations and companies ensure the most comprehensive and flexible service available in the field of Maritime Risk.
The Middle East, East and West coasts of Africa are the areas where MARITIME RISK SOLUTIONS are experienced and established.
MARITIME RISK SOLUTIONS has registered offices in South Africa, Holland and Seychelles with more than 120 skilled, vetted and trained Marine Security Specialists
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 120
Complementary information: MARITIME RISK SOLUTIONS is associated with a full spectrum of integrated marine companies involved in offshore industry in the area of ship and helicopter chartering from shallow barge application to deepwater offshore intervention. We have carved a niche in supporting the marine and - offshore infrastructure sectors. As marine offshore providers, we are committed and take pride providing competitive commercial solutions that consistently meet the offshore industry requirements, striving for operational excellence through continuous improvements ,meeting the industry needs.
Our mission is truly supported by our commitment to continue to deliver quality services to our valued customer and is reflected in our enabled organizations to build from strengthto strength and develop new ideas. The offshore projects we have supported over the years rely on the passion, talent and energy of our dedicated teams and workforce to ensure standards and expectations are met at all times.
Our joint teams manage a global diverse and technically advanced fleet of offshore support vessels and helicopters servicing the marine construction, upstream operations within the offshore oil and gas industry.
We are also committed to knowledge sharing where we monitor on an ongoing basis the development in the oil and gas industry.
While moving ahead for future growth, we focus and aim to continue to fulfill the changing needs, offer innovative solutions and value added services to meet quality standards required by our clients today.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


We have carved a niche in supporting the marine and - offshore infrastructure sectors. As marine offshore providers, we are committed and take pride providing competitive commercial solutions that consistently meet the offshore industry requirements, striving for operational excellence through continuous improvements ,meeting the industry needs.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




We are ISPS accredited by Det Norske Veritas
in accordance with DNV Seaskill Standard for
Certification to be Maritime Transportation
Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 compliant, and
is issued on behalf of the United States Coast
Guard Maritime Center (USCG NMC) and the
U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Our personnel are ISM accredited for the Safe
Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention as
adopted by the IMO and in compliance with the
International Convention for SOLAS 1974 for the Safe
Operation of Ships.

We operate according to the International Code of Conduct for private security companies and ensure that our guards operate in accordance with the Best Management Practices.

Our guards also have to adhere to the Anti-Terrorist Awareness Training level 1 as provided by the USA Department of Defence and accredited by the United States Coast Guard. When doing Transits we ensure that the vessels we protect are registered with the UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) office in Dubai, the Maritime Security Centre Horn of Africa (MSCHOA)
and International Rescue for the duration of the specific transit

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 500,000 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

None

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
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