Consultancy


MSS Defence Consultancy

You can benefit from years of military experience on operational and senior staff level. Our consultants are former military officers with various professional backgrounds and disciplines. We have expertise in many fields of air, land, sea and cyber security and protection. Although we normally work on a one-off basis and design our services and courses tailored to the specific needs and budget of our clients we have some packages readily available. We invite you to check-out these packages and get some feeling with what and how we operate. Interested? Do not hesitate and give us a call or send an e-mail. Our consultancy practice is headed by Maurice Meinster, COO of MSS Defence. You can contact him at maurice@mssdefence.com


Purchase advisory consultancy

WHAT IS THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT HAVING THE BEST EFFECT? HOW TO WRITE A PURCHASE PLAN? HOW TO MANAGE INTEGRATED LOGISTIC SUPPORT?

You can receive our assistance for the preparation and completion of a procurement plan, consisting of one or a combination of the following documents: Operational Requirement (OR), RFQ, Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), RFI, RFP, RFQ or Request for Tenders. You can further benefit from our support with project management, specification development, value analysis, supplier market research, contract negotiation and administration, interface control management, acceptance testing, setting to work (STW) and storage management.

 


Anti-piracy (workshop)

WHAT TO DO TO PREVENT A HIJACK? HOW TO RECOGNIZE A PIRACY THREAT? WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF A HIJACK? WAT TO DO IN CASE OF A RESCUE ACTION?

This workshop is executed by one of our operational experienced consultants. With experience in boarding operations during EUNAVFOR. This workshop will give participants all basics on piracy recognition, areas of operation, tactical procedures, actions on piracy and anti-piracy measures.

• Duration: 1 day
• Participants: <9

 

 


Cyber defence (workshop)

WHAT IS A CYBER DEFENCE? HOW TO MANAGE A CYBER CRISIS?

This classified workshop is executed by our cyber defence practice leader. The workshop content and duration will be agreed upon after having completed the executive intake.

• Duration: TBC
• Participants: TBC

 


Aviation security consultancy

WHAT IS AIRPORT SECURITY DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE? HOW TO SCREEN LUGGAGE AND PERSONS? WHAT IS THE NEWEST AVIATION SECURITY TECHNOLOGY? HOW TO HANDLE DISRUPTIVE PASSENGERS?

With this consultancy you can bolster your security. Executed by specialists in aviation security. A combination of intimate knowledge of the EU regulations, combined with military experience and a no-nonsense approach. Tailored to requirement and budget.

• Duration: TBC
• Participants: TBC

 

 


Prior to departure consultancy package

CAN I FURTHER IMPROVE THE VESSEL’S SECURITY POSTURE? AM I AT RISK? WHAT ARE MY VULNERABILITIES?

This package gives management all tools to operate a vessel in a high risk area. Prepared and executed by highly skilled and experienced maritime security consultants. Our consultants all have a NATO naval background on a senior officer level. The package consists of risk classification and risk mitigation. The result is a management summary with clear findings and operational recommendations.

  • Duration: 5 consultancy days
  • Participants: Support by vessel’s master

 

 


Building Security Consultancy

ARE YOUR IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ENFORCED? ARE ALL ENTRY POINTS SECURED? ARE AESTHETICS NOT PRIORITIZED OVER SECURITY? ARE EXISTENT SECURITY SYSTEMS UTILIZED PROPERLY?

We will survey your building and its vulnerabilities. Given current threats we will prioritize the various risks that you are facing. We classify the likelihood and consequences of various illegal access scenarios. We will prioritize those scenarios and suggest counter measures. The result will be a management summary with recommendations for a conceptual security design. After the conceptual design, we can further assist with technical designs, financial proposals and project management.

• Duration: TBC
• Participants: TBC

 

 


Training and exercises for super yachts (workshop)

IS YOUR YACHT REALLY READY? CAN YOUR CREW HANDLE OUT OF THE ORDINARY SITUATIONS?

Tailor made course based upon a Training Needs Analysis (TNA). Subjects can be within the categories special navigation and procedures, bridge handling and resource management, machine control room training, small boat handling, deck training and special security.

• Duration: TBC
• Participants: TBC

 

 


Security & safety preparations for super yacht operations in the Mediterranean Sea (workshop)

CAN YOU CLASSIFY RISKS? WHAT ARE CURRENT THREATS? WHAT ARE SPECIFIC SAFETY RISKS? DO YOU KNOW THE ADEQUATE COUNTERMEASURES?

This comprehensive 1-day workshop gives valuable guidelines for the safe and secure operations of your super yacht. This workshop is conducted by MSS consultants. These consultants, as former senior naval officers, have successfully completed the most demanding military courses, have many years of military experience and have commanded warships in the most challenging situations. MSS consultants have advised owners of commercial vessels and yachts in preparations for and execution of anti-piracy, anti-robbery and anti-kidnapping operations.

• Duration: 1 day
• Participants: 12 (maximum)

 


Cruise ship security quick scan

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT SECURITY POSTURE? HOW CAN I QUICKLY ENHANCE SECURITY? ARE ANY MISTAKES MADE?

Security survey of your operation. We will visit your cruise ship as passengers and take part in embarkation and disembarkation procedures. We will make observations and we will find facts. At the end of the second day we will interview your SSO and we will “hot brief” him or her on our findings and recommendations. We will draft a no-nonsense and comprehensive management report with clear and executable recommendations. We will make relevant references to the ISPS Code and other regulations.

• Duration: 2 consultancy days
• Participants: Support by ship’s captain