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TrojanSkyCop1
09-08-2011, 02:15 PM
Does anybody here know anything about these guys, good, bad, or indifferent? Looks like they're hiring for ship security (anti-pirate duty, aaaarrr, matey) in Spain:

http://www.cpandmaritimeuk.com/#!about

Thanks in advance for any perspectives anybody has on this company.

Fulanito
09-08-2011, 02:40 PM
Never heard of them. I have however carried out years worth of projects with Hart Security, Saladin Security, G4S Security etc... All English companies that offer VERY credible service of that ilk. However, they almost exclusivly draw employees from former SAS/US Special ops, Brit and US intel agencies. Every then and again I see some South Af and Kiwis around though.

TrojanSkyCop1
09-09-2011, 02:08 PM
Never heard of them. I have however carried out years worth of projects with Hart Security, Saladin Security, G4S Security etc... All English companies that offer VERY credible service of that ilk. However, they almost exclusivly draw employees from former SAS/US Special ops, Brit and US intel agencies. Every then and again I see some South Af and Kiwis around though.

Thanks for the feedback, Fulanito. FYI, CP and Martime is actually registered in the Seychelles, even though they have "UK" in their name.

Nick Randall
09-09-2011, 03:03 PM
I think perhaps Gabe's primary experience is in Almeria, Spain. Not far from where you may visit but right on the Med. Sea. I have been to Almeria and Valencia (which bookend your planned travel). Both are places I love.

Fulanito
09-09-2011, 03:32 PM
Thanks for the feedback, Fulanito. FYI, CP and Martime is actually registered in the Seychelles, even though they have "UK" in their name.

Yeah that works well especially for UK companies that go off=shore. This way they avoid giving away 40% of their profits...AND get to work with a more pliable legal schematic. Many UK "based" Security Companies also have moved to Guernsey for the same reasons.

TrojanSkyCop1
09-19-2011, 08:11 AM
I think perhaps Gabe's primary experience is in Almeria, Spain. Not far from where you may visit but right on the Med. Sea. I have been to Almeria and Valencia (which bookend your planned travel). Both are places I love.

Well, shit, now it looks like the Muslim Brotherhood hadjis have thrown a wrench in my trip plans, at least the business side of it:
http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?90666-Egypt-bans-carriage-of-weapons-onboard-vessels. :cursing:

Well, in the spirit of the Warrior Bon Vivant, I'm still going to do my damndest to enjoy the touristy aspects of the trip, assuming <knock on wood> that my prospective employer will still provide the training and foot the bill for the flight from the UK to Spain, Egyptian political machinations notwithstanding.

kleinkoppi
10-01-2011, 09:55 PM
Did anyone get more info regarding this company by now...

Would appreciate it.

DonSmithnotTMD
10-19-2011, 02:38 PM
FWIW -- a check on another forum turned up nothing useful. Apparently no one has heard of them.

Ratfink
10-21-2011, 12:18 PM
i sent them emails and havent herd anything doesnt mean anything but i tried

TrojanSkyCop1
10-25-2011, 04:45 AM
Did anyone get more info regarding this company by now...

Would appreciate it.

Here's my latest experience with them: http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?91966-Planning-a-UK-vacation-(specifically-England-and-Scotland)&highlight=

CaptBeach
10-25-2011, 06:29 AM
What if SI were to give a Shipboard Security/Anti Piracy Course and Certification...I'd spend $$$ for that...I am a USCG Capt and it would cerytainly open up my Resume/Vitae a little more...

TrojanSkyCop1
10-26-2011, 01:30 PM
What if SI were to give a Shipboard Security/Anti Piracy Course and Certification...I'd spend $$$ for that...I am a USCG Capt and it would cerytainly open up my Resume/Vitae a little more...

I like that suggestion!

Fitpro
10-29-2011, 11:11 AM
I'm definitely in that class. 50-cals on both sides of the ship. Drowning pirates would be big fun!

Myst
11-07-2011, 10:16 PM
One thing to keep in mind when fighting in ships. The echo of rounds inside the steel passageways of most ships is something that tends to be disorienting. Let alone frags or flashbangs.

Myst

Coops
11-26-2011, 01:43 AM
I must advise anyone thinking of using CP&Maritime to keep away. They are fraudsters and charlatans. They offer to accredit people AND put those people into maritime and land jobs. However, they have absolutely NO contracts and are fraudulently advertizing on their website. They have taken many thousands of pounds, dollars and rand from students who came from the US, UK and South Africa. and nobody has received their certificates. That means they took course fees of 4.600, as well as costing our US and SA brothers a great deal more in international flights.

They have also failed to pay the invoices owed to the subcontracted company. I also understand that legal action is being taken towards them.

Please keep away or become the victim that we all became. We rushed in in good will because they asked for help, but were conned like everyone else. What's more annoying is the fact that we run these courses in the UK and were simply offering a helping hand to someone we thought was in trouble.

I also understand that they are still seeking students to travel to spain to take the courses. I only hope legal action is able to stop them.

Shdwdncr
11-26-2011, 02:23 AM
Thanks for the info Coops. And welcome back! It's been three years since you last posted. Wow...

S.

Coops
11-26-2011, 06:15 AM
Cheers Shdwdncr. I've sent you a PM. I would ask that these sharlatans be blackballed before they take someone you know to the cleaners.

Nick Randall
11-26-2011, 06:31 AM
Anybody heard from TSC1 lately?

Shdwdncr
11-26-2011, 06:58 AM
Anybody heard from TSC1 lately?
Yes, hes's in the United Arab Emirates working in a different contract. He's posted about it here and on Facebook.

S.

TrojanSkyCop1
12-09-2011, 07:53 AM
I must advise anyone thinking of using CP&Maritime to keep away. They are fraudsters and charlatans. They offer to accredit people AND put those people into maritime and land jobs. However, they have absolutely NO contracts and are fraudulently advertizing on their website. They have taken many thousands of pounds, dollars and rand from students who came from the US, UK and South Africa. and nobody has received their certificates. That means they took course fees of 4.600, as well as costing our US and SA brothers a great deal more in international flights.

They have also failed to pay the invoices owed to the subcontracted company. I also understand that legal action is being taken towards them.

Please keep away or become the victim that we all became. We rushed in in good will because they asked for help, but were conned like everyone else. What's more annoying is the fact that we run these courses in the UK and were simply offering a helping hand to someone we thought was in trouble.

I also understand that they are still seeking students to travel to spain to take the courses. I only hope legal action is able to stop them.


--Coops,

Thanks for posting this. I ended up putting a stop payment on the check I sent to CP & Maritime, and instead used the those funds as well as the airfare I'd already purchased to finance a fun-filled vacation to England & Scotland instead. :bliss:http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?91966-Planning-a-UK-vacation-(specifically-England-and-Scotland) (http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?91966-Planning-a-UK-vacation-(specifically-England-and-Scotland))



Anybody heard from TSC1 lately?



Yes, hes's in the United Arab Emirates working in a different contract. He's posted about it here and on Facebook.

S.

--Nick,

Thanks for asking. As Shadowdancer already noted, I'm indeed alive and kicking in the UAE, and having a grand ol' time. :thumbsup:
http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?91422-Cool-news-on-the-job-front-goodbye-Iraq-hello-UAE!&highlight=

J_Betancourt
12-27-2011, 01:58 AM
I like that suggestion!

I couldn't imagine anything more beneficial for the CG than to have so custom tailored SI training. When I served on the CGC Morgenthau out of Alemeda, CA we had some interdiction training and firearm qualifications but as I look back on it all I am absolutely horrified at how amazingly inadequate the training truly was. In a sense, we were sheep for the slaughter!!

I'd be really interested in checking out some Maritime focused work and training in future....

Have passport, can travel....:cool1:

jonno
03-25-2014, 03:02 PM
cpandmaritimeuk,stay well away,took a lot of money off lads with the promise of work,they had no work to offer it turned out,spoke to a couple of lads that were out there,a complete waste of time,there linkin profiles are a joke.... they still have no work and theres a lot of lads heavily out of pocket,they seam to have done a bunk from premises in spain.

jonno
03-25-2014, 03:17 PM
they've since done a bunk from spain,took a lot of money off a lot of people with the promise of work,one big scam..........warn anybody you know to keep well away.