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Handling Maritime Security Teams in Galle

We act as agents for Security Companies in handling Security Armed and unarmed escort teams arranging embarking/disembarking of  personnel for  vessels plying in the maritime routes bordering the southern coast of Sri Lanka

The services even though at OPL, vessels are normally serviced within 8 to 9 miles off shore. When OPL services are availed of the following benefits could be enjoyed by the owners/charterers of vessels : 

  • No anchorage rent/charges
  • No major deviation from the main shipping lanes
  • No authorities (Port/Customs/Security etc) boarding vessel
  • No port call is registered and vessel can proceed no sooner services complete without any delays
  • No requirement of vessel to anchor as services could also be provided whilst vessel are still underway

Services we  offer :

  • Crew Changes for arriving and departing crew (Arrvl/Sign-on crew visa arranged on arrival at arrival desk at Colombo Air Port)
  • Hotel accommodation in Galle and Colombo
  • Medical attention/hospitalizaton
  • Delivery of bunkers / Fresh Water upto 300 Mts
  • Delivery of Provisions
  • Transfer of ships spares / equipment
  • Emergency Evacuation of accident / Sick Crew member
  • Embarking / Dis-embarking of Superintendents / Security personnel / Work Shop crew
  • Any other support services needed by vessels
When  vessels are crossing the Indian Ocean  Galle  - Sri Lanka would be the ideal location for handling your security personnel on board or providing them
with whatever services they may need..

Please click on below to showing the geographical natural location of Galle which is just outside the main shipping  lanes/routes.


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No 27, Plam Grove

Colombo 03

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