Combating Piracy 2010

Venue: Hamburg

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Event Date/Time: Apr 27, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 28, 2010
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Combating Piracy 2010 in Hamburg will uncover the latest hijacking incidents. The panel of speakers are being selected and will include:

Victims of piracy. MARSEQ has previously brought you the inside stories and lessons learned from Sirius Star, Svitzer Korsakov, and CEC Future. Following your feedback on how valuable the hijacking insights were, this event will yet again put you in front of victims of piracy.
Latest case studies from Owners and Managers. Hear the real stories of 2009’s most serious hijackings. Take the lessons learnt and use them to protect your ships and crew.
Most up-to-date information from EUNAVFOR, UKMTO and other military and industry piracy experts
"At Combating Piracy 09 we heard a panel of seafarers that had first hand experience of hijack situation. It was a totally unique and eye opening session."

You will leave this event armed with the latest techniques, recommendations and most importantly, recent lessons learnt by from other owners, operators and seafarers. This unique conference will share the latest techniques to significantly reduce the risk of attack and give you the tools to ensure that your team will effectively manage a hijack situation.

Stress-test your security plans at Combating Piracy 2010 in Hamburg and hear:

Global Piracy Trends: Access latest assessments of how pirate gangs will operate in 2010 and beyond
Safety vs Security: Manage the risk to your fleet via threat and risk assessments
Plan & Implement An Emergency Response: Protect your reputation and ensure you have a robust emergency response
Ransom Negotiations: Manage the human elements before, during and after a hostage situation and understand the legal implications
Lethal vs Non Lethal: The debate continues… Who is using lethal force and would it be right for you?
At Combating Piracy 09 the attendees heard from Peter French, Chief Engineer, Sirius Star, Andrey Nozhkin, Captain, CEC Future, Colin Darch, Captain, Svitzer Korsakov, as well as a full panel of ship owners and managers, military and piracy experts who revealed how the industry can work together to combat piracy. Attendees left the event with a clear understanding of how an attack can effect seafarers and as an owner/operator, how you can support them and their families during and after a hijack situation.