i.b.s.® is the only German private security provider offering international armed services being certified by the DNV-GL (formerly known as the Germanischer Lloyd) - refer to the standard ISO 9001:2008 - including maritime security, consultancy and training.

Since 2013 our company has been officially licensed through the German Federal Office for Economics and Export Control (BAFA) for the provision of armed commercial security services for seagoing merchant vessels running the German flag and after an evaluation process received the review of that certification now until the year 2019. Therefor i.b.s. ® is one of only nine private security provider world wide holding that certification!

In addition to the certification through the German BAFA, in May 2015 our company has been granted the permission from the Belgian Ministry of Interior by official Royal Decree to carry out armed maritime security services onboard Belgian flagged vessel against organized crime at sea very well known as piracy in the High Risk Area of the Indian Ocean until the year 2018.


Therefor our company is currently the only German commercial security provider world-wide which has been completely approved under the current legislation of 2nd September 2013 in Belgium and is now permitted to carry out armed on-board maritime security services especially to the Belgium maritime industry as a „maritieme veiligheidsonderneming / enterprise de sécurité maritime“ for a period of three (3) years. Please click here for the official publication in Belgium's official gazette (Belgisch Staatsblad / Moniteur Belge). 


Further more in 2017 and first until the year 2022 i.b.s. ® has been officially granted the approval from the Belgium Federal Public Service Interior (IBZ) to act as a commercial consultant for security and is now also the only (!) German commercial security company holding a permission to carry out security consultancy to our clients. 

Memberships & Partners


Main Office Sittensen / Germany

Lindenstr. 11
27419 Sittensen / Germany / Europe

Phone.: +49 4282 5940798
E-Mail: info@ibs-ops.com

Branch Office Hamburg / Germany

Schauenburgerstr. 23
20095 Hamburg / Germany / Europe

Phone.: +49 40 87979850
E-Mail: hamburg@ibs-ops.com

Representative Office Florida / USA

3001 N. Rocky Point Drive, East / 2nd Floor
Tampa / Florida 33607
United States of America

Phone.: +1 813 3673578
Email: tampa@ibs-ops.com

Representative Office Muscat / Oman

Regus Muscat Qurum, 2nd Floor / Tamina Building
Al Nahdha Road Wattayah / Muscat
Sultanate of Oman / Middle East

Phone: +968 24667782
E-Mail: muscat@ibs-ops.com

Representative Office Singapore / Singapore

3 Temasek Avenue / Centennial Tower
Level 21 / 039190 Singapore / Republic of Singapore / Asia

Phone.: +65 65497209
Email: singapore@ibs-ops.com

Representative Office Malé / Maldives

H. Jazeera Building / 7. Floor / Boduthakurufaanu Magu
Malé 20077 / Republic of Maldives / Asia

Phone: +960 7949655
Emai: male@ibs-ops.com