Meet the industry’s leading experts

The 5th annual International Port Security conference takes place on the 4th and 5th June 2014 in London, UK.

Meet the industry’s leading experts in International Port Security

The 5th annual International Port Security conference takes place on the 4th and 5th June 2014 in London, UK.

The Maritime Security Market report forecasts the global maritime security market to grow from $12.55 billion in 2013 to $19.48 billion in 2018, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.2% from 2013 to 2018.* The report states port security is imperative due to the increasing number of maritime threats, which may disrupt the international trade and also cause political unrest.

With 2014 showing no sign of slowing up in terms of investment in the sector, it is imperative that stakeholders understand the importance of the challenges faced in ports from: theft of cargo, illegal immigration, drug smuggling and corruption of high level port staff.

The highly anticipated International Port Security conference returns to London for the 5th annual event in two weeks’ time. The two day conference will deliver case studies from over 12 ports around the globe, briefing sessions from government bodies and leading security technology providers to ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, economies and means of trade.

Take the opportunity to network with key nations including UK, Sweden, Brazil, Germany, USA, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Belgium and many more to compare the best practice of global leaders against their own mitigation of threat.

Places are now filling up. To secure your seat, please visit the website

The 2014 expert speaker line-up includes:

• Commander David Phillips, Chief Harbour Master, Port of London Authority

• Captain Luis Sousa Pereira, Head of Plans & Policy Division, Portuguese Navy and Chairman of NATO Specialist Team on Harbour Protection

• Chris Trelawny, Senior Deputy Director, International Maritime Organisation

• Hallvard Flasland, Branch Head NCAGS, NATO Shipping Centre, Maritime Command Northwood

• Christian Dupont, Deputy Head of Unit, EU Commission

• Michael Kebernik, Head of Designated Authority, Waterways Police of Hamburg, Port of Hamburg

• Anderson Fagundes, Port Facility Security Manager, Port of Santos, Brasil

• Donald Farrell (Ret), Captain, Los Angeles Port Police

• Paul Brown, General Manager Operations, Port of Dover

• Eng. Ashraf M. Kotait, Port Operations Expert, Saudi Ports Authority

• John Dalby, CEO, Marine Risk Management

• Captain Thomas Fransson, Port Security Officer, Deputy Harbourmaster, Senior Security Manager, Harbour Master Office, Port Of Gothenburg

• Ronny Pauwels, Assistant Port Security, Port of Antwerp

Event highlights include:

2 industry-leading keynote addresses from Port of London and International Maritime Organisation

12 international ports speaking throughout the two day conference including key nations: Europe, West Africa, USA, Middle East and many more.

Interactive Panel Discussion on: How secure are America’s seaports and the global cargo system that delivers foreign goods to them? Panellists include EU Commission, Los Angeles Port Police, Maritime Command Northwood, Marine Risk Management

Key presentations to cover: Maritime security in territorial waters, Global Counter Piracy, EU Port Security Legislation, Security Challenges, Case study on: Securing London during the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics in 2012, Corruption at ports

Network with an unrivalled array of stakeholders within the community including industry leaders and port operators

 

Please visit the website for more information or contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

 

 

* Research & Markets, November 2013 – http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zwmthn/maritime_security

 

Source: SMI

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