The launch of the new site follows MAST's expansion into Asia with the opening of its Singapore office in November 2013, led by General Manager Ben Stewart. MAST are successfully expanding their service to clients in Asia, supported by their offices in Singapore and Chinese -peaking Sales and Operations staff in their Stansted office.
The site is also home to MAST's interactive Risk Map, launched this year to show real-time records of approaches, hijackings, pirate attacks and suspect activity incidents around the world.
MAST has been providing maritime security and training since 2005 and is run by respected industry figures with a rich heritage of maritime experience.
Phillip Cable, Chief Executive Officer and co founder of MAST, held a Commission in the Royal Navy for six years and has been active in providing advice and guidance to governments and commercial organisations in the field of port and ship security. In particular, he has worked throughout the Middle East in Oman, Yemen and Saudi Arabia where he advised governments on the issue of compliance relating to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code.
COO Gerry Northwood is a well-known expert in counter piracy and maritime security matters and as a Captain in the Royal Navy he commanded operations against Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and narcotics smugglers in the Caribbean. He played a key role in the creation of the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) and Maritime Security Centre Horn of Africa (MSCHOA), and it was for this that he was awarded an OBE.
MAST provides innovative solutions to wide range of security issues for commercial ships and yachts, designing and installing security systems. It also has a strong international presence and has offices in the UK, Oman, Sri Lanka, United States and Singapore where their services go beyond the shoreline and provide risk management for those at sea and on land.
Notes to Editors
MAST is a leading global security provider with the expertise and capability to provide comprehensive security advice, including the delivery of intelligence information, physical security solutions and technology.
MAST is without doubt one of the pioneers in the maritime security industry, having been at the heart of development of the legal and operational standards that now allow clients to engage security services in the marine sector with confidence.
With offices in the UK, USA, Malta, Oman, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Singapore and China, the company has the resources and the reach to provide clients with a complete solution. For more information please visit our website: http://www.mast-security.com/
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