Antipiracy exercises

 
 

About Us

Moran Security Group is an international group of companies offering premier security, transportation, medical, rescue, and consulting services.

We provide both comprehensive programs and focused interventions to serve the best interests of the client.

Our strategies are based on in-depth knowledge of complex international and local laws, as well as a keen awareness of the cultural practices and customs of the host country.

We maintain rigorous recruitment standards, certifying that our team members have acquired proper skills during military training and civil service.

We further ensure that our employees have achieved high-level professional competencies, with diverse backgrounds ranging from business and industry to security and the armed forces.

We offer targeted approaches in the world’s current hot spots, such as the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa, which include the enlistment of local experts in these dynamic and highly sensitive environments.

We carefully analyze the goals of the client and assess potential risks, enabling us to minimize danger and promptly respond to any adversity the client may encounter in hazardous zones.

We employ top-drawer military and civil experts with specialized training and hands-on experience in critical countries throughout the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.

We operate within the following legislative environment:

  • UN Security Council Resolution No. 1816;
  • UN Security Council Resolution No. 1838;
  • UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Article 105);
  • UN Charter (Article 51);
  • The Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement;
  • UN Mine Action Standard;
  • The laws and regulations of the host country.

We are dedicated to maintaining the highest legal, ethical and professional standards. We fully respect all human rights. All staff members are of good character: They are honest, trustworthy, responsible, and disciplined, acting strictly in accordance with their job descriptions. The team abides by our clear policy prohibiting any demand for extra compensation for their services from the client.

Certificates:

ISO 9001      ISO 9001

1999-2000

UAE: As requested by the ship owners, a tanker that had been hijacked by a group of Sudanese nationals was rescued and detained at its moorings, and court proceedings were instituted. The ship was returned to its rightful owners.

1999-2001

UAE: As requested by the ship owners, the safe shipment of petroleum products by tanker was organized along the Iraq – UAE - Strait of Hormuz – Gulf of Aden – South Europe route. Successful passage was provided for 20 tankers.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russian company, a convoy was provided for 70 trucks en route from Zakho to the Iraq Transport Ministry in Baghdad. This mission was a success.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russia-based contractor, transit was organized for a convoy of 19 articulated trucks along the Zakho -Baghdad route. For this same client, we also managed to recover and return equipment that had been stolen from around the town of Mosul.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russia-based contractor, we orchestrated the return of petroleum equipment to an oil field not far from the town of Tikrit. We held talks with local tribal unions, located and recovered the equipment, and stabilized crime in the area.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russia-based contractor, we safeguarded petroleum-drilling equipment in the Kara-Tepe region by stopping the plunder and establishing security measures.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russia-based contractor and the Iraq Ministry of Oil, we completed an analysis of the 2nd strategic pipeline along the Basra – Karbala route. The client was given a detailed report on the condition of the pipeline, as well as recommendations for security arrangements.

2004

IRAQ: As requested by a Russian national TV channel, we arranged live transmission from the town of Fallujah during a ceasefire, resulting in a successful broadcast.

2005

IRAQ: As requested by a civil contractor, we provided security for engineering and support personnel along the Baghdad – Yusifiya and Baghdad – Beiji routes, as well as VIP escort protection around Baghdad. Both assignments were performed successfully.

2005

IRAQ: As requested by a Russian civil contractor, we arranged the delivery of incoming cargoes for its project in the town of Basra. We escorted convoys along the Zakha – Kirkuk – Baghdad – Basra route, safely delivering 90 articulated trucks carrying equipment.

2005

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: As requested by the client, we successfully trained local security personnel. VIP escort protection was provided to the client.

2006

IRAQ: As requested by a Russian company operating as a civil contractor on behalf of the Iraq Ministry of Electricity, we provided security for both the personnel and the projects location, as well as convoy escort. This entailed providing security for a location in Basra, and for personnel traveling along the Basra – Kuwait border and along the Basra – Baghdad route. We provided protection within Baghdad to secure the electric power stations. We also provided convoys along the Basra – Kuwait border and along the Arbil – Baghdad – Basra and Baghdad – Basra routes.

2006

KENYA: As requested by the client, we successfully trained local security personnel and provided VIP escort protection.

2006

IRAQ: As requested by a Turkish company, we reviewed the feasibility of providing security for the transport of fuel oil along the Beiji – Mosul – Zakho route. We researched and surveyed the route and provided the Turkish company with appropriate recommendations.

2006

NIGERIA: As requested by the client, we successfully trained local security personnel and provided VIP escort protection.

2008

IRAQ: As requested by a German company, we facilitated the collection of delinquent payment for equipment supplied to one of the Ministries. We interfaced with the Ministry and the Central Bank of Iraq and ensured the payment of the debt.

2010

INDIAN OCEAN: We launched an ambitious and robust program to conduct active operations onboard merchant vessels to protect clients from piracy attacks.

 

Vyacheslav Kalashnikov
President of Group of Companies “Moran Security Group”

Dear friends,

As the world around us is constantly changing, The Moran Security Group eagerly embraces new challenges, many of which seemed impossible only yesterday. We are able to fulfill such ambitious projects, even in the face of extreme adversity, due to the exceptional qualifications of our extensive team of civil and military specialists.

We are pleased to offer our clients comprehensive security solutions and risk controls guided by three fundamental principles: Flexibility, confidentiality, and responsibility. You may rest assured that your projects, as defined by you, will be governed by these principles, as well as strict adherence to international and local laws.

When rendering services in the sphere of security, whether on land or at sea, we observe international industry guidelines, while continually striving to enhance the quality of our operations.

Ultimately, we truly hope that your experiences with our company will allow you to feel more secure and more confident in the world’s unstable regions.

In this light, The Moran Security Group welcomes the opportunity to be of service to you.

Vyacheslav Kalashnikov

Vyacheslav Kalashnikov
President of Group of Companies “Moran Security Group”

Experience

1981 – 1994: Served within the National Security Administration for Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Lieutenant Colonel of the Reserve

1995 – 2001: Provided leadership to numerous commercial organizations on security matters

2001 – 2003: Assistant to A. P. Torshin, Deputy President of the Council of the Federation

2004 – 2006: Deputy Director of a private security firm

2006 – 2009: Provided security services to the Transcreditbank branch office in St. Petersburg

2009 – Present: Elected President of the Moran Security Group

Education

Dzerzhinksy October Revolution and Red Banner Orders’ High KGB School under the Council of Ministers of the USSR

Additional Education and Courses

  • Specialized training in national security
  • Fluency in German
Igor Nikov

Igor Nikov
Representative on the Company’s Fleet

Experience

Russian Navy military service (NS commander, Captain Commander)

Battle Experience

8 long voyages on ships and NS on different posts

State Awards

Awarded eight orders and medals for military service and battle service in the Armed Forces of Russian Federation

Education

Black Sea High Naval School after Nakhimov (Electrical Engineer and expert on naval armament)

Additional Education and Courses

  • Specialized training in maritime security
  • Expertise in underwater repair works
Sergey Emelin

Sergey Emelin
Director of 1st Marine Department of Moran Security Group

Experience

  • Russian Navy military service (NS commander, Frigate Captain)
  • Deputy of the ME Rescue Service Chief (Murmansk)
  • Chief of the ME Rescue Unit (St. Petersburg)

Battle Experience

7 long voyages on ships and NS on different posts

State Awards

Awarded nine orders and medals for military service and battle service in the Armed Forces of Russian Federation

Education

High Naval Submarine School after Lenin’s Young Communist League (Russian Navy Navigator, Electrical Engineer)

Additional Education and Courses

  • Rescuer, 2nd class;
  • Specialized courses in maritime security, earning the Company Security Officer diploma
  • Expertise in underwater repair works

Presentations

  • MSG Maritime Presentation 2013 (4 МБ)

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  • MSG Maritime Presentation Chinese 2013 (3.96 МБ)

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  • NOVOSHIP PRESENTATION ENG (3.2 МБ)

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  • THE MARINE PRESENTATION (4.52 МБ)

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Clients

Partners

Analysis

  • Analysis of the Piracy Threats in the World Oceans (2.8 МБ)

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  • Piracy Report MSG 1-15 May 2013 (4.8 МБ)

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  • Piracy Report MSG 1-29 May 2013 (9.93 МБ)

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