SAMI has introduced a level of compliance and scrutiny to ensure that the maritime industry can easily identify reputable private maritime security companies.

SAMI provides reassurance, guidance, and minimum quality and standards in the delivery of maritime security where none has existed before. The SAMI Standard has been established as the international benchmark for standards within the industry.

SAMI represents the industry at an international level in a balanced and cogent manner with transparency, honesty and integrity. One major aspect of this is the creation of a clear, transparent, and robust standard that is applicable across the wide spectrum of the maritime security industry.

Through the SAMI Standard the association will provide the maritime industry with a credible measure of competency giving them confidence in the professionalism of the maritime security industry. The standard sets the cornerstone for the future of the entire industry.