Maritime Security
Leading anti-piracy and maritime security consultants

Orchid's ethos is in the pursuit of unrelenting excellence. We will always seek to achieve the highest standards of ethics and probity to achieve the high standards of service at all times.

Orchid Maritime was founded in 2008 and is one of the more established security companies based in the United Kingdom. We provide security advice and solutions to the commercial shipping industry that are unsurpassed and best in class, to mitigate many of the related risks and threats associated with vessel protection.

We aim to develop a strong and long term client relationship, which combined with our aspiration for excellence, ensures that there is continual inward and extrinsic client feedback and a review process.

Orchid is a signatory to ICOC, a member of SAMI and has been accredited with ISO 9001 status. All weapons and security equipment are licenced in the United Kingdom and Orchid adheres to all of the criteria advised by the IMO in their Interim Guidance to Shipowners. The company is recognised by leading insurers and P & I Clubs and Flag States.

We deliver vessel protection services, security advice and intelligence for commercial vessels, super yachts, offshore vessels and vessels operating within the Oil and Gas industries.

The vessel protections services in include both armed andunarmed teams. The armed teams can embark from Suez, Muscat, Galle, Mauritius, Durban, Mombasa and Capetown. Many other ports can be available to unarmed teams.

Other services include:

  • Vessel Security Assessments
  • Pre-embarkation hardening assessments
  • Anti-piracy drills and training
  • Citadel placement and preparation advice
  • Maritime Intelligence

Download the Orchid Maritime Security Brochure