Ports and Maritime

G4S is the leading supplier of maritime security, check in services and landside services at some of the busiest ports across the UK and Ireland

Our local focus and expertise offers a cost efficient service that is flexible enough to meet your ever changing needs. We provide bespoke manpower and technology services to meet port strategic objectives. G4S Port Managers are Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) qualified which gives them a core understanding of your statutory port requirements. Our team of industry experts can be trusted to provide an unrivalled level of service delivery.

Port services

  • Port, dock gate and ship security
  • Training of Port Security Officers and staff
  • Freight and vehicle control
  • Passenger and crew screening
  • Baggage screening services
  • Restricted area management
  • Complete supply chain risk assessments and plans
  • Stevedoring, mooring and dockside operations
  • Quayside marshaling
  • Marine communications
  • Assisting passengers with reduced mobility
  • Development of draft security plans
  • Cruise ship check In and  welcome services
  • Other G4S services such as Fire & Security Systems, Risk Management and Canine Services

Ship services

  • Undertaking the training of company security officers, ship security officer and crew
  • Providing advice on planning security into ship design, undertaking ship security assessments and security plans
  • Advice and assistance with ship security training drills and exercises

Our solution

We work locally to your operation wherever possible so that our experienced managers are on hand to lead and provide advice on manpower and technology solutions . By supporting your business strategy with a dedicated team of port experts, we can provide an unrivalled level of service delivery and value for money. 

Our clients

  • P&O Cruises at Dover
  • Carnival


As one of the foremost security providers to the Ports Industry, G4S complies with the following legislation:


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