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New Contract Award – Eastern Caribbean

Contracts

Westminster Group Plc announces that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a contract for the supply of Standard Test Piece Kits that will be used for the daily performance testing and calibration of X-Ray Baggage Scanners in St. Lucia

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means Government and companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

Follow this link to see a range of Standard Test Pieces 

Our strategic partners win “Training Organisation of the Year”

Westminster Group PLC are delighted to announce that The Gulf Aviation Academy, our strategic partners, were the successful winners of the “Training Organisation of the Year” award at the 4th biennial AVSEC Global Symposium & Awards 2019.

In addition to this, Yousif Hasan, their ATSC coordinator was awarded “Trainer of the Year”.

These prestigious awards are an indication of the professionalism and the hard work demonstrated by GAA in developing their training facility to be amongst the best in the world.

Westminster Group would like to offer their congratulations to GAA and Yousif Hasan.

In a statement dated 23/09/19

“We are honoured to receive such an award which a result of our regional and international cooperation. We would like to see this achievement recognised internationally and for GAA to contribute towards enhancing the security culture and measures”
Capt. Dhaffer Al Abbasi

WASS visit the Gulf Aviation Academy

Following the announcement of a Strategic Partnership with Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) and Westminster Aviation Security Services, Joanna Fowler Head of Managed Services and Stuart Gilbert Head of Technology Division visited GAA’s Training Facility and were hosted by Capt. Dhaffer AlAbbasi Chief Executive Officer and Yousif Hasan ATSC coordinator.

During their visit Stuart Gilbert and Joanna Fowler were given a guided tour of GAA’s state of the art training facility including the impressive flight simulator machines.

In February 2019 GAA launched ambitious plans to expand their business which included the purchase of a fourth Airbus 320 Full flight Simulator (FFS). GAA now has 1 x A330 Flight simulators and 4 x Airbus 320 based in Bahrain in addition to 1 x EMB 170/190 located in Amsterdam.

In a recent press release the GAA Chief Executive Officer said 2019 expansion plans are in line with strategic objectives to provide the best flight training services and modern training tools, not only in Bahrain but in the entire region. During 2018, GAA trained 6,522 agents consisting of pilots, crew, engineers, security personnel and other aviation personnel, 92 percent of those trainees were from outside Bahrain.

GAA is positioned to become the future of high quality professional aviation training in Bahrain and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Offering a comprehensive range of structured training programmes and courses for all aviation personnel in the industry.

The diverse range of training programmes in their portfolio are focused on providing their customers with quality, added value solutions no matter what type of operator you are. They provide: –

  • State of the art modern simulators and training devices for pilots, engineers and cabin crew.
  • Experienced instructors across all our training courses.
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week flexibility.
  • Strong customer focus.

GAA and WASS have already co-delivered ICAO courses and further courses are scheduled for the future. They are looking forward to a productive partnership by combining their skills to expand their business potential both in Bahrain and the surrounding regions.

New Contract Award – Vietnam

Contracts

Hand Held Combined Explosives – Narcotics Detectors & EOD Suits

 Westminster Group Plc announces that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a contract for the supply of Combined Explosive – Narcotic Detectors & EOD Suits to a company supplying government sectors in Vietnam.

The Combined Hand Held Detectors are dual mode, operating in either vapour or particulate sampling modes, with a capability of detecting TNT, RDX, NG, PETN, EGDN, HMX and UN explosives together with Cocaine, Opiates, THC and Amphetamine-type stimulants.

The EOD Cooling Suits provide a high level of protection to Bomb Disposal personnel, they are made of waterproof-treated kevlar HT enclosed in a special water-resistant and anti-ultraviolet membrane with ballistic inserts, the outer cover is supplied in flame retarding anti-cut nomex.

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means Government and companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

Follow these links to see a range of Hand Held Explosives, Narcotics Detectors & EOD Bomb Disposal Suits.

Airports Council International (ACI) Meeting in Panama

The recent annual meeting of the Security and Facilitation Committee of the Latin American Chapter of Airports Council International (one of the 3 main bodies influencing the development of airports and civil aviation worldwide), took place on 1-2 August in Panama.

Westminster’s Business Development Director, Mr. Eugene Gerstein, an internationally recognised security expert, was invited to speak to the assembled dignitaries (comprising of airport CEO’s and security directors), on the topic of Behavioural Analysis.

Mr. Gerstein presented various salient points, with regards to using profiling as an important add-on tool to technology, and worked to educate delegates on how these methods can be properly deployed to make air travel more secure. The session was well received, with a lot of follow up questions, an interactive discussion, and expressions of interest in further cooperation.

 

New Contract Award – Middle East

Contracts

Westminster Group Plc is pleased to announce that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a contract for the supply of Diver Communication-Disruption systems to a Middle East Country for immediate deployment.

Due to the sensitive nature of this contract we are unable to disclose any further information.

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means Government and companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

New Contract Award – UK Military Facility

Contracts

Westminster Group Plc is pleased to announce that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a contract for the supply of Counter Surveillance systems to a UK Military facility.

Due to the sensitive nature of this contract we are unable to disclose any further information.

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means Government and companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

Follow this link to see our range of Counter Surveillance systems.

New Contract Award – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Contracts

Westminster Group Plc is pleased to announce that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a contract for the supply of Hand-Held Explosives Detectors for the detection of explosives to a to a customer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The dual mode, portable hand-held explosives detector is capable of both vapour and particulate sampling, with a capability of detecting most military and commercially available explosives C4, TNT, Dynamite, PETN, Semtex, EGDN, DMNB, RDX, ANFO, Black powder, Ammonium Nitrate, Urea Nitrate, Nitro-glycerine and TATP.

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means Government and companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence. Follow this link to see a range of Hand-Held Explosives Detectors.

New Contract Award – West Africa

Westminster Group Plc announces that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a significant contract for the supply of X-Ray Baggage Scanners to customer in a West African country.

Westminster’s experience, expertise and international presence means governments, airports, seaports and logistics companies around the world, such as this, are able to procure specialist services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

Follow this link to view Westminster’s range of X-Ray Scanners

Scanning commences at Tema port

Following the formal opening of the ultra-modern $1.5 billion USD new MPS container port in Tema, Ghana on 28 June 2019, the first vessel has now arrived.

Westminster, together with local partner Scanport, are undertaking the technical screening operations of all containers passing through the port. As a result of careful planning and trials, operations have commenced smoothly and successfully.

Container volumes are expected to grow over time as the port swings into full operation and the port expansion continues, from the current annual capacity of 1 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) to 3.7 million TEUs.

The scanning operations and associated services are now
operational 24/7 and will generate several hundred new jobs in Ghana.