9 Bedford Row international has become the first legal Affiliate to the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI).
SAMI is a global organisation representing companies working in the maritime security industry and a focal point for global maritime security matters.
The international membership encompasses over 180 maritime security providers, consultants, trainers and maritime security equipment, technology and hardware manufacturers from across 35 different nations.
SAMI provides direct links to the commercial shipping industry, Cruise, Superyacht, Offshore Oil & Gas sectors and Ports too. Working in partnership with international shipping organisations, flag States, governments and regulatory bodies, insurance and legal professionals, SAMI bridges the gap between security and shipping.
Driving a positive agenda for maritime security, the Association is at the forefront of issues affecting the industry and works with a range of stakeholders to develop guidance, documentation, education, training and innovative technological solutions.
SAMI was awarded ‘Newsmaker of the Year’ in the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2012.