Maritime Security Officers (MSO’s)

Maritime Security Officers:

Our MSO’s consist of Romanian operatives who are interviewed, screened and provided with additional training where required.

We categorise our MSO’s into two tiers:

Tier 1 (Shell Compliant):

Ex NATO Romanian Military or Military Special Forces, with at least one operational tour. All have industry standard qualifications,  fully interviewed and vetted by Elite International in Bucharest, Romania.

Tier 2:

All are ex Romanian Military, Paramilitary e.g Gendarmerie and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). All have industry standard qualifications are fully interviewed and vetted by Elite International.

Our MSO’s hold a minimum of the following qualifications and documentation:

  • STCW 10 – All 4 Modules (BST)
  • Maritime English
  • Maritime Security Officer (MSO) – STA Level 3
  • Seaman’s Card, Discharge Booklet
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Course
  • Passport
  • Military Discharge Documentation
  • FPOSi
  • Yellow Fever Certificate
  • ENG1 Seafarers Medical
  • Mental Health Letter
  • Clean Criminal Record

Note: All required documentation is monitored and refreshed in line with industry standards.