HTMA Consulting – International Maritime Protection

HTMA Consulting, together with British specialist security company Right Guard Security, announce preparations for a joint venture focussing on the Asian market.


The joint venture, which will be set up by Right Guard Security, HTMA Consulting and CFXSI Advisory will handle the main delivery of a full range of professional security services including maritime security, hostile environment safety and preparedness training.


The joint venture will ensure we are a market leading provider of maritime and other specialist security services and anti-piracy operations, with extensive vessel protection experience.


As experts in specialist security, tailored risk management and bespoke technology, this joint venture will provide an extensive range of specialist security services to our maritime and land-based clients, services include:


  • Vessel Protection Teams
    Providing armed and unarmed maritime security teams.

  • Kidnap & Ransom Response
    Providing K&R responders have first-hand operational and strategic experience.

  • Stowaway Prevention
    Unarmed over-watch security services providing support to the master and crew for the prevention of stowaways.

  • Port Risk Assessments / Voyage Threat Assessments
    Detailed intelligence assessment of specific voyages, ports and/or locations, including vessel risk assessments and intelligence analysis. 

  • Crew Training
    Maritime security crew training includes anti-piracy drills and scenario training, vessel hardening measures, Best Management Practice and escalation of force procedures. 

  • Ship Security Audits
    Pre-voyage vessel audits and assessments, review and recommendations of security hardening measures and procedures.

  • Assistance for Displaced Persons on-board Vessels
    Assistance and response to discovery of displaced personnel, in accordance with IMO principles and guidelines for rescue at sea.

  • Maritime Security Consultancy
    Providing Risk management advisors specialising in the maritime security.

  • Maritime Intelligence & Vessel Tracking
    On-board security teams are supported 24/7 by in-house experienced operations, intelligence and incident management teams as well as by innovative technology.

  • Onshore Protection & Journey Management
    Pre-journey planning and on the ground protection against localised and specialist threats – from ‘meet and greet’ services and in-country executive protection, to situational advice, risk analysis and monitoring services.

Provide ongoing and live 24/7 services to mitigate against the global risks cruise clients face

Professional and experienced Super yacht security specialists


I am glad to announce our contribution towards making the waters throughout Asia and the sub-continent once again safe from those perpetrators who are intent on disrupting sea trade within the region. Through our agreement with HTMA Consulting to establish a joint venture based in Japan that will contribute towards the region’s maritime safety programmes and training needs, I’m confident given our in-depth international security experience and specialist expertise we can make a real difference and offer a service that delivers exactly what is needed to ensure shipping and crews are kept safe from harm. The JV is already under preparation and will be ready to launch soon”, says Tony Smith, Managing Director of Right Guard Security.


“The joint venture will combine HTMA Consulting knowledge and experience as a specialist consulting company, with the security excellence and delivery capabilities of Right Guard Security – a UK Government approved contractor. The joint venture will create many local jobs and opportunities through the highest level of training and operational security delivery”, says Neil MacKinnon, Executive Director a HTMA Consulting.


(Japanese clients, please refer to the attached PDF in Japanese or visit our partners website for more details:


Link: HTMA Consulting - International Maritime Protection

Link: HTMA Consulting - International Maritime Protection (Japanese)