Gothia Protection Group

Hornsgatan 24 SE-118 20 Stockholm Sweden

Mobile: 08-410 402 00

About Gothia Protection Group

Gothia Protection Group [GPG] is a private security and investigation agency operational between limited governmental resources and a security market focused on volume. The company was founded in 1997 and has since developed into a leading company within risk-management and private security with significant experience of international operations. In 2006 GPG was successfully listed as a Gasellföretag by the Swedish business newspaper Dagens Industri. GPG is divided in three divisions; specialised security, investigation and consultation.

Unpredictable environments
With an increased number of incidents affecting maritime security - from armed hijackings, theft and robbery to sabotage of ports - the importance of adequate security and protection services has become a vital factor. The cost of reducing or eliminating the risk of criminal activity by implementing appropriate security measures, have often proved to be an effective investment.

Risk Mitigation
Gothia Protection Group [GPG] has a broad range of services adapted for the maritime sector. GPG offers everything from consultation to providing experienced security operatives for vessel security and protection. GPGs operatives are certified and specialised within their respective fields.

GPG assists companies within the maritime sector to devise and put effective security solutions in place. The consultation process provides an assessment identifying risks and devise solutions to security problems.

Security Surveys
An inspection provides an in-depth assessment of existing security arrangements and identifies threats and vulnerabilities on board and/or in port. GPG has extensive experience of identifying which assets need protection; identifying zones that are particularly vulnerable; and devising strategies than reduce likely risks. GPG also offers complete project, threat and vulnerability assessment as appropriate.

Technical solutions
GPG has a large range of technical solutions which increase the safety of the client’s crew, cargo and vessels. The technical solutions offered by GPG include alarms and video surveillance systems, metal detectors, radars, night vision, communications equipment, and technology for access control.

Vessel protection
The need for assured maritime security has increased in significance in line with the increase in attacks and hijackings committed against commercial vessels and private boats, both at sea and in port. To increase the security for the crew, cargo and vessel, GPG offers a trained and experienced security team. GPGs operatives have backgrounds from specialist units within the military, police and private security. They have significant operational experience in different environments, cultures and areas of conflict. GPG also performs hull inspections, searches, counter surveillance, repatriations and stowaway escorts.

GPG offers training and seminars on increasing safety in the maritime sector. GPG’s instructors provide training in areas such as protection and emergency planning, defence and emergency measures, the attacker’s modus operandi, legislation and conventions, security control, risk assessment. Seminars and training are designed around each client’s specific needs.

GPG undertakes maritime security solutions on an international basis.

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