Ordnance Management

Our experts are specialists in identifying and disposing of all types of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) that contaminate the environment. This includes first-hand experience in risk management, project rescue, technical support and ammunition safety management.

Expertise and affiliation

  • Founding member of the GICHD Expert Focus Group for the new underwater International Mine Action Standard (IMAS)
  • CIRIA Project Steering Group for guidance dealing with UXO in the Marine Sector
  • Board member of the UK Explosive Sector Standards Setting Body for National Occupational Standards

Summary of services

  • Desk-top study for preliminary and detailed risk assessment
  • Construction, transport and offshore support
  • Survey, target investigation, disposal and removal
  • Maritime counter terrorism IED-D and EOD force protection
  • Free From Explosive (FFE) certification
  • CBRN expertise
  • Project stakeholder analysis and socio-economic security risk assessments
  • UN approved 4G packaging for the transport of lifesaving pyrotechnic articles

Commitment to standards
Our operator procedures are International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) compliant and MAST is certified ISO9001:2008, ISO14001:2004, ISO18001:2007 for OHAS and ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 for the implementation of International Human Rights.

Membership and Affiliation

  • International Maritime Contractors Association (IMCA)
  • UK Association of Diving Contractors (ADC)
  • EU Excert UK
  • Approved Institute of Explosive Engineers (IExpE) training provider
  • Registered with the UN Global Market Place