Oxberry Risk Strategies and Dryad Maritime Announce First Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Workshop

Press Release
Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Oxberry Risk Strategies announced the launch of the Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Workshop which will be held in London in May 2013.The workshop is being launched in association with Dryad Maritime, the U.K.’s largest maritime intelligence provider.

The Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Workshop will focus on providing an in-depth overview of the complex operating environment that vessel owners and operators face when trading in the region and guidance on what can be implemented to mitigate the risk of being targeted. This announcement comes just a few weeks after the company’s release of Gulf of Guinea: Beyond Intelligence, a specialist report on security and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The workshop will provide an insight into the security situation in the Gulf of Guinea and enable attendees to hear from industry experts firsthand.

Stephen Askins of international law firm Ince and Co. LLP will be a guest speaker. Stephen was featured in the Lloyd’s List Top 10 Law Personalities in 2011 and 2012, was part of the GUARDCON drafting committee and has worked on numerous high profile maritime casualty and hijacking cases off both east and west Africa.

The Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Workshop is being held onboard the former Royal Navy Battle Cruiser HMS Belfast in London with expected attendance by CSO’s, DPA’s, HSEQ Managers having responsibility for the security and safety of their vessels operating in west Africa as well as likely attendance by leading maritime law firms and marine underwriters.

www.oxberryrisk.com
 

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