Advanced Maritime Security & Counter Piracy Live Demonstrations & Training workshops


Location: Naples, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jun 21, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 23, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 10, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2010
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Maritime security is gaining prevalence globally as terrorist and Piracy activity increases. The threat to maritime assets is of great concern all across the global maritime operational picture. This event will bring together key stakeholders from Industry and Government organizations, from the United States, Canada NATO and other European nations. Special focus will be given to the increasing terrorism and Piracy threat in the Maritime domain and also the recognition of the increasingly vulnerable maritime industry.

A Pre-Conference full day live demonstrations will be held at the Allied Maritime Component Command (CC-MAR Naples), that will feature the latest technologies focusing on Counter-Piracy and Harbor Protection.

Training workshop
- Countering Maritime Piracy at the Strategic, Operational and Tactical Levels
- Introduction to the Threat
- History and current trends in Maritime Terrorism
- Current security threats and patterns in Maritime crime and piracy

Live Demonstrations @ the Allied Maritime
Component Command (CC-MAR Naples)

* SurCom International B.V. will be demonstrating an LRAD 1000RX and a FLIR THV3000MS.

* Ultra Electronics will be demonstrating the HyperSpike HS-24. The HS-24 is a directional, acoustic hailing device (AHD) and the primary purpose of the AHD is to warn and hail at extended distances in order to protect borders, ships, ports etc.

* Automatic Sea Vision will demonstrate The first smart vision system at sea offering full perimeter control and a warning system against any intruders of any size (detecting RIB’s up to 4000 meters), giving the captain and crew enough time to react against robberies or piracy attacks.

* Systematic (TBA)
* Boeing

Other solutions will be finalized for demonstrations…
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Additional Information

Event Chair Rear Admiral Chris Parry Director, Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre Chair of the Marine Management Organisation - UK UK MoD (Rtd.) Some of the Invited Organizations Vice Admiral Maurizio Gemignani Commander CC-Mar Naples Allied Maritime Component command NATO RADM Brian M. Salerno Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security and Stewardship U.S. Coast Guard Owen J. Doherty Maritime Adminstration Director, Office of Security US DOT Naval Intelligence Task Force- Maritime Security Maritime Crime/Piracy Office of Naval Intelligence US Navy Giovanni Romani Leader Naval Unit NATO HQ Dr. Ronald T. Kessel NATO Undersea Research Centre (NURC) NATO RADM Giovanni GUMIERO EUNAVFOR SOMALIA - ATALANTA OPERATION Italian Navy CDR David M. Flowers COMUSNAVEUR/COMUSNAVAF Maritime Liaison Officer (MLO) US Navy Alfons Guinier Secretary General European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) Ulrik Høy Petersen Maritime C2 Systems Systematic Wouter-Jan van der Wurff Director Strategy and Business Development Above Water Systems - Naval Division Thales Nederland B.V.