The Maritime Executive, 24th Oct 2013
Griffin Kinetic and Tundra Maritime Defence Services Enter Exclusive Partnership
Griffin Kinetic, (GK) (www.griffinkinetic.com) one of the world’s largest Marine Logistics Companies, and Tundra Maritime Defence Services, (Tundra MDS) (www.tundramds.com) a premiere Maritime Security provider, are delighted to announce an exclusive partnership to provide logistics and security services to the international marine community.
This collaboration leverages GK’s capabilities and vast experience in marine logistics and Tundra MDS’s extensive experience and expertise in the maritime security sector. Both companies have banked in more than 25 years of relevant industry experience.
Over two decades, GK honed their effectiveness and credibility through outstanding service and providing critical logistics solutions, including air and sea freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. GK has a clientele of more than 2,000 companies, a database of 8,500 vessels globally, and handles a throughput of more than 25,000 metric tons annually. Guided by their company vision, mission and promise, they continually strive to uphold the highest level of customer satisfaction.
Already SAMI Stage 1 and ISO 9001 certified, Tundra MDS recently completed Stage 1 of the ISO/PAS 28007 certification process in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) - Tundra is now on track to be one of the first Private Maritime Security Contractor (PMSC) to achieve full ISO/PAS 28007 certification by mid-November 2013.
ISO/PAS 28007 gives guidelines containing additional sector-specific requirements, which PMSCs wishing to comply with ISO 28000 can implement to demonstrate that they provide appropriate PCASP services on board ships.
Tundra MDS and GK share a common vision - their greatest strength comes from their people and their partners. Their team of experts are knowledgeable and passionate about fulfilling customers’ needs and offer intelligent solutions that best meet customers’ diverse requirements in different situations.