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Maritime Security Services

Maritime Service

Maritime Security Services in Sri Lanka


Ceyline Maritime offers security management and maritime security services to vessels transiting the Indian Ocean. Our security teams have served on most flags and have been active in the South Asian region for almost ten years. With the emergence of piracy at sea off Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden, we have expanded our business portfolio to provide comprehensive maritime security solutions to vessels transiting high-risk areas in the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden.

We provide a comprehensive range of total risk mitigation solutions, including onboard security personnel (armed and unarmed) on a contract basis, onboard armed security personnel for the protection of fishing vessels, weapon storage on floating armories, air and Sea transportation of weapons and related equipment and training of international sea marshals.

Ceyline Maritime provides agency services to a globally-renowned private maritime security company and manages a state-of-the-art operations center in Colombo. Our highly-experienced personnel is more than capable of mitigating the threat of pirates and terrorists. All of them are well-trained, with years of solid experience and exemplary military records. In addition, the qualified industry personnel have in-depth knowledge of maritime regulations and operate according to a Code of Conduct that is fully compliant with International Law.

We act as agents for Maritime Security Companies and Ship-owners by providing and facilitating the following services:

  • Provides Armed Sea Marshals
  • Provides Weapons, Ammunition & Accessories
  • Issues, Acceptance & Safe Storage of Weapons & Equipment
  • Security Team transfers
  • Meet and greet
  • Accommodation
  • Training
  • Live Firing Practices etc., for Sea Marshals.
  • Medical/Fitness tests
Maritime Security Services in Sri Lanka

Further, Ceyline Maritime offers embarkation, disembarkation, and lodging services for Sea Marshals in transit. When vessels are crossing the Indian Ocean, Galle – Sri Lanka is the ideal location for handling personnel on board. Therefore, we would extend the following facilities for Sea Marshals-in-transit from Galle port, Sri Lanka.

  • Embarkation and disembarkation of Sea Marshals in-transit
  • Sea Port/Place of lodging to AirPort transportation
  • Making arrangements to provide accommodation when ashore

Because we offer maritime security services at OPL, there is

  • No need for the vessel to anchor
  • No anchorage rent/charges
  • No port call is registered, and the vessel can proceed without any delays
  • No significant deviation from the main shipping lanes

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We Cover All Commercial Ports in Sri Lanka

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Colombo (Head Office)

No 01, Alfred House Avenue,
Colombo 00300.


07th Floor, Hambantota Maritime Center, Mirijjawila, Hambantota.


No 348, Ceyline Maritime Services PVT Ltd, Galle Road, Megalle.


No.01, Thulasipura,

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Maritime Services FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the ports under Sri Lanka Ports Authority?

Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is the state-owned operator of major commercial ports in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1979, SLPA currently operates ports in Colombo, Galle, Hambantota, Kankesanthurai, Oluvil, Point Pedro, and Trincomalee.

Is Sri Lanka now Open for foreign national crew changes?

Yes. Sri Lanka is now open for a foreign national crew change with the assistance and preview of the Sri Lankan government and PPP. (Private Public Partnership) Vessels arriving in Sri Lanka after cargo discharged/load or bunkering at any seaport in India are allowed for a crew change.

However, if any vessel entering after embarking Seafarers in India, then crew disembarkation in Sri Lanka will not be permitted.

All seafarers can arrive or depart only via charter flights, and foreign crew embarkation & disembarkation via commercial flights are still NOT permitted in Sri Lanka.

All seafarers must carry out PCR tests at the respective Isolation Centers (ICs) on arrival and be permitted to leave to join ship or flight only after receiving a negative PCR report.

No Shore Passes will be issued.

Are there any restrictions on the crew who embarked from COVID -19 high-risk countries or specific nationalities?

Unfortunately, commercial flights are yet to commence from Sri Lanka. Special Charter flights are operating from Manila / Doha to and from Sri Lanka, allowing the seafarer movement.

Are commercial flights available to / from Sri Lanka?

Unfortunately commercial flights are yet to be operated from , to Sri Lanka. Special Charter flights are operating from, to Manila / Doha to, from Sri Lanka allowing the seafarer movement.

Can Provisions supply be arranged in Sri Lanka at any port?

Yes. All ports and OPL in Colombo, Trincomalee, Hambantota, and Galle Port

What are the Ports where CMS Operates?

All major ports in Sri Lanka. Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee and Hambantota.