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16th Maritime Security & Costal Surveillance Event

December 2, 2019 - December 5, 2019

Today’s maritime security needs have become highly sophisticated and multi-dimensional with the exponential rise in maritime terrorism, drug trafficking, piracy and other non-traditional seaborne attacks. Technological advancements and modernisation are also shaping governments’ spend in the maritime defence and security sector. World military expenditure was $1.8 trillion in 2018, representing a 2.6% increase from 2017 according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The global market for new procurement of military platforms will be worth US$838 billion by 2029.

Following years of continuous success, the 16th Maritime Security & Coastal Surveillance 2019 will once again bring together 200+ senior officers from regional naviesair forcescoast guardsacademics and members of the defence industry, all of whom have a vested interest in bolstering maritime security for the region. They will share in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the region as well as operational challenges and strategies pertaining to maritime security and coastal surveillance from their country/agency’s perspective including:

  • Strategies For Addressing Multi-Dimensional Defence Needs Today
  • How Digitalisation is Shaking Up Maritime Security and Operational Effectiveness
  • Examining Successful Regional Cooperation
  • Key Considerations on Future Fleet Management
  • Future Capacity Building and Government Planning
  • From Different Countries’ Perspective

What’s NEW this year? Delegates and speakers will be able to engage in interactive roundtable discussions over the two days divided into six broad domains: AirLandSeaPeopleOperations; and Technology, each addressing the most pertinent maritime security issues within each domain. PLUS, this year’s event is co-located with Port Security and Modernization for maximum networking opportunities.

View the full event agenda here.


December 2, 2019
December 5, 2019
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Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
392 Havelock Rd
Singapore, 169663 Singapore
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+65 6733 0880
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