2nd Annual Combating Piracy: West African Maritime Security

Venue: Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

Location: Accra, Ghana

Event Date/Time: Jul 09, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 11, 2012
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The 2nd Annual Combating Piracy: West African Maritime Security conference will be opened by the Honourable Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister for Transport for Ghana. The programme will identify the current threat levels and the latest regional initiatives being rolled out to protect your assets. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of what protection measures you can implement to maximise the security of your assets in this high risk region.

If you want to implement a robust security strategy, attend the 2nd Annual Combating Piracy: West African Maritime Security conference and:

- Assess the spread of pirate operations in West Africa: Understand where your assets are now at risk

- Know your enemy: PICOMMS and the IMB explain who these criminals are, where they are operating and the new tactics they are adopting

- Learn from the latest incidents: Transocean, Bernard Schulte Shipmanagement and Gardline

- Marine Sciences reveal how they have updated their security strategies following breaches

- Maximising the security of your assets at anchorage and at port: Find out what innovative protection measures you can implement to make sure your assets are safe. Insights from Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd

- Lessons learned from the Somali piracy model: The ICC International Maritime Bureau identifies similarities with the Somali model to help you stay one step ahead of the criminals

- Understand the support available from the Integrated Coastguard Network: AMMSA explains how this is developing and what this means for the security of your operations

- Countering the threat of drugs, arms and people smuggling: Bernard Schulte Shipmanagement explains the innovative security measures you can implement to protect against wider maritime crime

- Understanding how different countries are responding to the increasing pirate threat: Hear the initiatives being rolled out by Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon

For more information on what will be covered, please view the meeting agenda at: www.piracy-westafrica.com.

To book your place, simply register online, call +44 (0) 20 3141 8700 or email: info@hansonwade.com

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