Bowline Defence Ltd U.K

Bowline Defence Ltd U.K

Bowline Defence Limited, was also incorporated to meet the increasing demands for client specific maritime defense services. At Bowline, all operational staff are former Navy Seals and Special forces personnel and all have extensive experiences and expertise in their respective fields.

Proudly, Bowline have completed over 1000 transits with no damage whatsoever to the crew or the ship. This perfect record in actual fact says a lot on the performance of all the operational staff and is a proof of excellence.

It is also worth mentioning that Bowline is recognized by Lloyds and has Public and Professional liability Insurance of upto 5,000,000 Usd. In addition, Lloyds offers a 50% discount on Kidnap and Ransom ınsurance to Bowline clients.
We would also like to point out that Bowline meets the highest security standards and is approved by flag states as well as P & I Clubs. Bowline is a signatory to the International Code of Conduct ( ICOC ) for Private Security Companies and acts in strict accordance to the Code as well as the ISPS Guidelines. Furthermore, Bowline is one the first security companies to be fully compliant with the GUARDCON, the new standard contract released by BIMCO.

Having over 80 professional and experienced security teams around the key points of the world, such as the Red Sea , Sri Lanka, Persian Gulf and so on, Bowline is able to provide security services to our esteemed clients at short notices.

We will be glad to give you tailor made quotations to suit your requirements in protecting your crew and your vessel. We are confident that once you have tried the professional services of Bowline, you will NOT need to look any further and will continue to trust Bowline in providing the professional security to your crew and vessel for all your High Risk Area transits.

Our standar routes are;

  • Red Sea to Galle and vice versa
  • Red Sea to Fujairah and vice versa
  • Red Sea to Moroni and vice versa
  • Fujairah to Moroni and vice versa
  • Galle to Moroni and vice versa

Our competitive quotes for direct routes are based on UNLIMITED days.

We are aslo of course able to provide tailor made solutios for voyages having intermediate port calls whereby in those ports which are allowed, our guards remian on board and sail out with the vessel to the next destination or disembarkation points.

To ease the workload of our clients, we handle all the permissions required for our guards to stay on board during port calls.

For all your armed or unarmed guard requirements please send us an email : and we will reply immediately with our most competitive quotation.


The Maritime House is a unique maritime consultancy set up in Turkey housing Esko Marine , Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey and Nexus Maritime Istanbul

The Maritime House, Ağaoğlu My Office Lale Sok. No:1 Kat:13 Daire:54 Ataşehir, 34746 Istanbul / Turkey