SOURCE: The GreySide Group

The GreySide Group

August 30, 2011 11:27 ET

GreySide Group Selected by Reederei NSB as Their Exclusive Provider of Armed Maritime Security Services

GreySide Group Continues to Expand; NSB the Most Recent to Select GreySide Group

BUXTEHUDE, GERMANY and HAMBURG, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - GreySide Group, the industry leader in Maritime Security, Anti-Piracy, and Strategic Risk Management and Security, is proud to have been selected by NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG (NSB) as the exclusive provider of armed maritime security. Initially, NSB will employ security on those vessels of their entire fleet of 112 units which are most at risk.

"Piracy is an issue that continues to plague shipping. After careful consideration, NSB made the decision that the most effective means of protecting our ships and their crews was through the use of carefully vetted, professionally trained and experienced armed security personnel. GreySide Group is the leader in maritime security and has demonstrated that they have the capabilities, experience, and training to effectively protect NSB vessels and their accompanying crews from pirate attacks," said CSO, Company Security Officer, Guido Kraemer.

"The GreySide Group is immensely proud to have been selected by NSB to provide armed security for their ships. By taking a proactive stance in deciding to place armed security on their vessels, NSB has demonstrated their deep commitment to protecting their ships and crews and shown a profound understanding of the challenges piracy presents to the global shipping industry. GreySide commends NSB for once again taking a leadership position within the shipping industry," said Alex Popovic, CEO.

About GreySide Group

Founded in 2003, The GreySide Group, Inc. is an international risk management firm specializing in training, maritime security, intelligence operations, information security for commercial and government clients. With a specialty in providing armed security in high-risk environments, GreySide Group is the exclusive provider of maritime security services for several of the largest, and most prominent shipping companies in Europe and is endorsed by select Lloyds underwriters. GreySide Group's executive and management teams consist of experienced former US military special operations personnel, intelligence community personnel, and experienced security professionals while the operators are former military, law enforcement, and specialists which have all been carefully vetted to ensure top tier service for clients. "Our business is protecting yours."

About NSB
NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG (NSB) based in Buxtehude near Hamburg is one of the leading ship management companies in Germany with totally 112 vessels in management 60 per cent of which fly the German flag. Their ranges of services reach from ship management of container ships, tankers and offshore installation vessels to the supervision of new ship building throughout the world. With their NSBacademy with state-of-the-art ShipHandling Simulator NSB contributes to improving safety at sea in their own fleet and provides the maritime industry with their know-how.

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