Brits In Croatia Looking For Pirate Protectors
- by croatiaweek
- in Business
British company ‘Offshore Marine Security, which provides security for private and commercial ships around the world against pirate attacks, has been in Croatia looking to recruit staff.
Offshore Marine Security, which was formed by a former British royal marine, was in the Dalmatian city of Split looking to boost its ranks, reports daily Slobodna Dalmacija.
“We are looking for people with military experience, who know how to handle firearms, we would consider former Croatian soldiers and police officers,” said the Split representative for Offshore Marine Security Igor Duh, adding that interest from locals in Split to get into the business has been big. “Primarily we want to provide a service to protect Croatian shipping companies whose ships operate in hazardous areas such as the Gulf of Aden, Red Sea, Arabian Sea, and parts of the Indian Ocean and West Africa, especially around the coast of Nigeria, where there are recorded pirate attacks.” Salary for the job is reportedly in the region of 180 USD a day.