Alphard Maritime Security Chairman honoured

Captain Alok Kumar voted Seafarer Entrepreneur of the Year.

Press Release

Capt. Alok Kumar, Chairman of Alphard Maritime Security honored as “Seafarer Entrepreneur of the Year” by Mr. Roy Paul, Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP), Programme Director.

Alphard Maritime Security’s Chairman Capt. Alok Kumar, was felicitated by Mr. Roy Paul, MPHRP Programme Director as ‘Seafarer Entrepreneur of the Year’. This award marks the achievement of Capt. Alok Kumar, in the PMSC industry since 2012.

Capt. Alok said “I am truly humbled to receive this Award and it only makes me feel more responsible now. Since we started our PMSC division in division in 2012, 3 years after our inception in 2009 we have always kept security of our dear seafarers and good vessels at the forefront. Today, we are one of the world’s largest PMSC not because we do over a 1000+ transits every year but because we have ensured safe, secure and high class service quality voyages for all our clients on their every single transit in high risk areas. We admire our armed guards for their willingness to board the vessel at shortest notice from our clients. That has made all the difference for us .We vow to deter, detect and defend all piracy attacks relentlessly and continue making sea safer for all so that no one has to experience an incident like Asphalt Venture’s crew in future.”

Asphalt Venture’s crew was kidnapped by Somali pirates 4 years ago and were released a couple of months ago. Sailor Today Awards honored the Indian Crew during this event.

Alphard Maritime is an ISO PAS 2007 certified Private Maritime Security Company (PMSC). Our primary focus is on providing armed protection to vessels transiting HRAs. Our team has over 20 years of experience in Maritime Services & Security. Alphard Maritime is managed by Masters, Mariners with extensive experience and expertise is sailing on board multiple types of merchant vessels. All our security operators come from Defense Forces, Law Enforcements & Shipping industry backgrounds.

Our security operators are carefully selected and are highly trained to be battle hardened in anti-piracy, anti-terrorist and anti-insurgency operations. Unconditional dedication to the mission and high discipline, are the trademark of Alphard Security. We implement the most current and advanced security operational techniques and best management practices.

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