MAST's approach to intelligence provision is grounded in:

  • Maritime and shipping industry background;
  • Detailed understanding of vessel operations;
  • Extensive experience of working on the ground in country;
  • Country contact and support networks, specifically Yemen, Libya and Somalia;
  • Detailed understanding of local political and security situations, through a network of in country specialist including media.

MAST's intelligence services include:

  • Bespoke time sensitive reporting on high risk ports and anchorages;
  • Routine risk assessments and reporting to inform the security of personnel and infrastructure;
  • Passage plan advice;
  • Free interactive risk map;
  • Free daily intelligence reports.

MAST expertise:

  • 24/7 emergency response centre;
  • Strong relationship with UK FCO and other national governments;
  • Strong military and maritime background, including 75 years' experience of conducting intelligence led maritime operations;
  • Strong connection to the insurance industry through P&I Clubs and direct experience of hostage negotiation.