Armed Maritime Security

armed maritime security

As the global leader in armed maritime security, PVI has pioneered new ways of ensuring safe passage for vessels through areas with significant piracy and terrorism risk. As an armed maritime security company, what sets us apart is our unique blend of military, maritime and commercial experience.

We go beyond security to offer a professional, utterly reliable service that allows our clients to operate safely and profitably in some of the world's most hostile marine environments.

Our professional values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

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  • Yemen Update: 15 - 21 May 2015

    PVI agents report no change to port closures. Aden oil terminal, Hodeidah, Mokha and Saleef remain operational Vessel Tracker data indicates that seven tankers are currently in Yemeni waters Houthi rebels have gained control of the area near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait but no disruption to maritime traffic has been reported Intense

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  • Weekly Piracy Report, May 19th

    High Risk Area On 14 May, five Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boats fired warning shots at a Singaporeflagged oil product vessel as it transited the Strait of Hormuz. The incident occurred in international waters just off the coast of the UAE near Abu Musa island. Iranian ships fired across the bow of the MT Alpine Eternity,

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  • Yemen Update: 08 - 14 May 2015

    PVI agents report no change in the status of Yemen’s ports. Hodeidah, Mokha, Saleef, Mukalla and Aden oil terminal remain open Iranian naval forces fired on a Singapore-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz over a commercial dispute Intense fighting and air strikes resumed across Yemen after a five-day humanitarian ceasefire ended

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  • Weekly Piracy Report, May 12th

    High Risk Area On 7 May, Iran's IRNA state news agency announced that the Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris had been released from Bandar Abbas port after it was seized on 28 April by Iranian naval forces in a commercial dispute. The vessel and its 24 foreign crew members were held in connection with an Iranian court order for

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  • Weekly Piracy Report, May 6th

    High Risk Area On 28 April, at approximately 1155 hrs local time, a Marshall Islands-flagged container vessel, the Maersk Tigris, was approached by five small craft belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, as it transited the Strait of Hormuz. The Iranian craft fired a shot across the bow of the vessel and forced it and the 24

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