Offshore Operations

VSOS provides a wide range of security and complex logistics services supporting customers conducting offshore operations in high risk areas throughout the Indian Ocean. Securing offshore missions often requires security teams trained for extended operations, familiar with the area and experienced with counter-piracy techniques. Our teams enable offshore vessels and rigs to safely and efficiently explore remote locations even at high risk areas. Our operational services include on-board armed or unarmed maritime security team of Security Ship Officers (SSO), experienced with extended offshore  missions.

VSOS Offshore Security Covers:

  • Offshore explorations
  • Survey vessels
  • Cable laying vessels

Offshore Security Services Include:

  • Patrol vessels for escort missions, including long range ocean transit & towing capability
  • Security and logistic support for offshore operations
  • Securing cable laying and ocean exploration vessels
  • Vessels delivery, transit and rescue
  • Security risk management at your preferred port or at sea

Maritime Security Equipment

  • Our teams carry licensed firearms and Non Lethal Weapons (NLW) as required
  • Observation gear including day/night vision systems
  • Bridge security mission kit
  • Vessel security mission kit
  • First aid kits

Maritime Security Support

  • Quick responding RV point
  • SSO assistance at bridge
  • Ex naval Bridge officers are available for vessels delivery, transit and rescue missions
  • Consultancy, delivery and installation of security equipment

Operational Conduct

Our security teams embark and disembark at locations selected by the customer, with minimal disruption to the vessel’s schedule. Our teams come with all necessary equipment and are certified to carry licensed firearms. They also carry non-lethal weapons, and deploy with communications, observation and medical kits. Our security team maintains continuous watch and remains alert throughout the transit, supported by regular updates dispatched from our operations center and from local authorities providing early warning of possible threats.