German container ship attacked, 6 crew kidnapped, including Captain - 0
Securing Nigeria’s Maritime Territory - 0
21 Oct 17 - attack - 60NM SSW off Bonny Isl, Nigeria - 0
20 Oct 17 - attack - 50NM South of P.Harcourt, Nigeria - 1
Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of... 0
18 Oct 17 - suspicious approach - 200NM SW Gulf of Kutch, Indian Ocean - 0
4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report - 0
Pirates still active off Nigeria - 0
Horrific Somalia bombing is sign of government's powerlessness - 0
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia launch trilateral air patrol vs terrorism - 0

PCASP Screening

All personnel deployed by Sea Guardian meet the following prerequisites:

  • Qualified as per IMO and the relevant legislation / regulations
  • Have Clean Criminal Record (periodically updated)
  • Certified of being medically and physically fit (ENG-1 or equivalent)
  • Certified of being Mentally fit to handle firearms (periodically updated)
  • Recent clinical checks proving that they are free of Alcohol and Drug substances

Further screening criteria:

  • Age: 21 – 50 years old
  • Past experience as a PCASP (This category is screened separately from others)
  • Military background:
    • X-Navy special forces (long term service)
    • X-Army special forces (long term service)
    • X-Law Enforcement special forces (long term service)
    • Navy/Army special forces and marine commandos (common enlistment)
  • Weapons competency:
    • Shooting Club Member
    • Weapons holding license (onshore security personnel)
    • Weapons shooting & competency license / certification / verification
  • Education, skills and Past job experience in general (these factors may build up an accepted candidates profile that has the potential to be a PCASP, e.g. martial arts instructor, practical shooting, diver, yacht master, etc)
  • Level of knowledge of English language (writing – speaking). This factor is examined separately as it is of vital importance for building-up a PCASP Team Leader.