Provision of Sri Lanka Government Owned Weapons and Associated Equipment with Sri Lankan Sea Marshals
Weapons owned by the Government of Sri Lanka(GOSL) are available for hire on per-transit basis to Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs). A set of weapons is always accompanied by a Sri Lankan sea marshal provided by Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Limited (RALL) which is a Sri Lanka government business undertaking. Additional sea marshals and team leaders are also available. All weapons, associated equipment and sea marshals are accompanied by an authorization letter issued by the Ministry of Defence – Sri Lanka, for a specific vessel for a transit.
Weapons and Equipment
A kit consists of following;
Number of weapons and other equipment depends on the number of sea marshals in the team.
All sea marshals are ex-military personnel with 12 years or more experience in Sri Lankan forces. All of them have successfully completed training complying to Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping(STCW) for Seafarers and possess valid seaman books.
It is a mandatory requirement of the Ministry of Defence that at least one Sri Lankan sea marshal accompanies weapons as a custodian from the time they are issued from and until returned to an approved storage facility. Custodian can be used as a security team member.
You can hire full teams of Sri Lankans inclusive of a Team Leader and 2 or 3 sea marshals or use Sri Lankans in combination with PMSCs team leaders and/or sea marshals.
Our Service Network and Transit Packages
GOSL owned weapons can only be stored in approved facilities. A transit with such weapons must commence and end only at locations where these facilities are accessible. We have included shipping agency services at points of embarkation and disembarkation in the service packages to offer complete, all-inclusive facilitation solutions to PMSCs.
We arrange transits between following locations.
*Possibility of providing weapons depends on availability on required date at respective embarkation location. Please always check with us in advance. We have large numbers of equipment in Sri Lanka, Red Sea and Durban.
Our packages include following;
Our packages exclude following;
Registration to use this service
You need to provide your Company profile, copy of business registration/incorporation certificate, a Letter of Indemnity and enter an agreement. Other than these you have to provide a booking note and vessel data for each transit. You can download sample drafts for the agreement, indemnity letter, booking note form and vessel data from using the links on the right.
Other than above you need to ensure that sea marshals provided by us are insured for not less than USD 250,000.00.