Armed Security

In recognition of the continued threat of Somali Piracy in the Indian Ocean the EU mandate for Maritime ‘Anti-Piracy’ Operations identified as ‘Operation Atalanta’ has been extended until the end of 2016. This is in addition to the current NATO’s Operation ‘Ocean Shield’. A clear indication from EU and NATO partner countries that piracy in the region is still a clear and identifiable threat to shipping.

Clients whose yachts are making a high risk passage through the Gulf of Aden to the Seychelles or Maldives, or perhaps to the Arabian Gulf or Far East engage Akula armed security teams on a regular basis.

Our teams comprise of highly trained former UK Special Forces and Royal Marine Commandos with dedicated medical trauma care personnel.