43 Years 1980 - 2023

ARCO Worldwide Services Ltd.

Drone operations

Maritime Escort Services

Sales, Installation and Servicing of Specialized Security Equipment

Security Consultancy Service

About Us

Arco Worldwide Services Limited is an independent provider of innovative drone services and other integrated security solutions to various sectors of the economy.

Our services include:

Drone operations

Maritime Escort Services

Sales, Installation and Servicing of Specialized Security Equipment

Security Consultancy Service

Quality Policy

To deliver high quality unique customised solutions that meet or exceed our clients’ needs, through clients’ engagement, highly skilled and committed workforce, continual improvement of our Quality Management System and adherence to statutory, regulatory and ethical standards.

Our History

Established in 2014, ARCO Worldwide Services Limited (AWS) is a wholly owned Nigerian company offering an array of security products and services to leading oil and gas firms and other industries.

About Us

ARCO Worldwide Services Limited (AWS) is a diversified indigenous company operating in the oil and gas, maritime, energy and other sectors of the Nigerian economy. It specializes in the provision of security products for inspection, surveys and protection of personnel/facilities in various environments both onshore and offshore locations. AWS will deliver on a wide range of technology driven security solutions to different tiers of Government and their agencies.


To be the leader in the solutions we provide.


Powering progress through quality solutions.


Drone as a service solution.

Personalized flight plans, on-demand responsiveness and reliable data gathering & processing.

Oil & Gas, Refinery & Petrochemical Plants

  • Inspection of FPSO Structures and Ballast Tanks
  • Aerial Photography
  • Land survey
  • Sensor Integration
  • Topographical mapping
  • 3D Model Creation
  • Flare Stack tip Inspection
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Gas leakage detection
  • Remote asset management

Construction & Facilities Management

  • 3D Surface Modelling
  • Topographical mapping
  • Terrain Modelling
  • Volume Measurements
  • Sites progress monitoring
  • Surveying
  • Asset management (Performance monitoring and preventive maintenance of Building, Facility & Equipment, Roads, Bridges etc)

Precision Agriculture

  • Croup scouting
  • Soil & field analysis
  • Input optimization
  • Monitoring livestock
  • Crop spraying (manure, herbicide, fertilizer, fungicide, pesticide)
  • Drainage & irrigation planning
  • Health assessment(detecting diseases)

Sea Ports

  • Safety / Surveillance
  • Dissuasion of intruders
  • Shipwreck identification, location and marking
  • Verification of Inventory Quantity
  • Ship traffic monitoring
  • Vessel inspection (Crack detection, moisture detection, rust detection)

Our Products


  • Multi-rotor drones
  • Fixed wing drones

Crewshield Citadel Safe haven

  • Containerized one stop refuge solution with scalable levels of security and endurance
  • Inhabitable and ready for instant occupation.
  • Extremely portable and re-deployable intermodal design
  • Integral ballistic resistance, full fire and acoustic insulation

Shomari LRV-17 Vessel

  • Purpose built counter piracy escort vessels designed for long range, good safekeeping, high speed and simple operations
  • Designed for maritime security using state of the art composite material.
  • Simple and intuitive operation which makes it economical
  • Designed for long range

Vigilant Unmanned Surface Vessel

  • Specially designed for expeditionary sea-based operations and equipped for simultaneous day-and-night full-motion video, communications relay and intelligence.
  • The uniqueness of the USV lies in its ability to combine with a tethered UAV which advances to very difficult locations and has night sensors that enables it detect enemy locations most timely and effectively.
  • The vessel use modern technology as well as sensor systems and command and control monitoring capability to ensure that the user is fully aware of what is going on.

Company Highlights

  • Partnership solutions
  • Strategically focused on providing a holistic solution to our collective security challenges
  • Security vessels that counter piracy attacks
  • Diversified Services
  • Owns state of the art technology solutions (Crewshield Citadel unit and Drone equipment)