Over 100 Armed Missions in March; covering 120,000 miles
Washington, DC - April 5, 2011 – AdvanFort Company, a leading, global provider of armed security teams, today announced that for the month of March 2011, the company completed a record 108 security missions, covering 127,000 nautical miles—a 35% increase in monthly escort missions compared to February, and a new milestone for the Company.
"We believe the increase in the armed security escorts highlight both the level of trust the shipping community has in our services, as well as the growth in the number of our customers" concluded LtCdr (Ret.) Mark Hornung, AdvanFort's VP, Operations "We are honored by the trust our clients place in us by choosing us to protect their crews and cargo when transiting an out of control pirate-infested waters."
According to LtCdr (Ret.) Hornung, who until last September served as the head of the NATO Shipping Centre in Northwood, London. on March 23, 2011, The company had reached a record of 18 successful embarkations deployed in one day in four different ports in three countries.
AdvanFort is a multi-mission maritime security provider, in pursuit of protecting the vulnerable maritime assets in pirate infested waters. AdvanFort is adept in providing solutions to meet a wide range of maritime threats and challenges. We maintain a fleet of helicopters, long endurance speed boats and ships.
With more than 400 employees in four continents, AdvanFort provides absolute, world-class security solutions addressing maritime threats and challenges in hostile zones with deeply rooted social and political issues. Maritime security has ever evolving requirements within pirate infested waters, demanding flexible and innovative responses.
AdvanFort stand ready to work collaboratively with all of our clients to asses all threats and determine best solutions to serve their business objectives and meet the challenges of modern day pirates.
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