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In the beginning


Founded as Underwater Security Consultants Limited (USCL), providing maritime security advisory services to governments, offshore oil and gas and insurance organisations.

1973 - 2000

Maritime security services in Europe, South America, the Far East, Middle East and Africa.


Accredited Warranty Consultant to Lloyd's of London (insurance).

1987 - 1999

Iran-Iraq, Gulf and Angolan civil war, advice and onboard support to ships operating in high risk areas.

Underwater explosive ordnance disposal in former battle areas including, Vietnam, Indonesia, Taiwan, North and West Africa and the Baltic and North Seas.

1999 - 2000

Guidelines for anti-piracy formulated with Norwegian classification society DNV.


International Maritime Organisation (IMO) invites MUSC to input into ISPS code.


Results of study into the impact of ISPS Code presented to IMO Member States in London.


Supply chain audits from Far East to US for US Department of Homeland Security Operation Safe Commerce.


World Customs Organisation's Task Force for Supply Chain Security and Trade Facilitation invite MUSC to participate.


MUSC conducts the first ISPS courses in the world, these ground-breaking courses are still accredited by DNV.

World's first maritime security training courses for Flag State Control and classification society auditors conducted by MUSC.

2003 - 2005

Flag States including the United Kingdom, Norway, Germany, Panama, Malaysia, Singapore, Estonia, Cayman Islands, Isle of Man, United Arab Emirates recognize MUSC training.


"Recognised Security Organisation" status achieved by Flag States including Ireland, Greece, United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Panama, Indonesia, Chile, Ecuador, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles.


ICTS Europe, Amsterdam-based aviation security specialist acquires a majority shareholding in MUSC.


European Port Access ID Card (EPAIC) feasibility study awarded to PortIDS consortium (of which MUSC is a member) by the European Commission.

European Commission OLAF (Office Européen de Lutte Antifraud) investigation services provided by MUSC.

Maritime security training for member states of the Organization of American States.

United Kingdom Protectorates maritime and container security training for UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


Iraq's South Oil Company contract MUSC to conduct unexploded ordnance survey of Al Faw Peninsula seabed.


Vessel Shield anti-piracy solution for maritime piracy launched in association with Special Contingency Risks.


MUSC expands offices to No.6 Bell Yard, Fleet Street, London.

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