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

Press Release
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Photo: Oxberry Risk Strategies

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
 

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Education/Training

Nigeria Maritime Academy Gets Bridge Simulator

A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator was purchased and delivered to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria in Oron. The new simulator will be used to provide qualitative

Technology, Economy the Focus of New Marine Academy in China

The Ningbo Nottingham International Academy for Marine Economy and Technology (IAMET) has been officially launched at a ceremony at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC).

Gondán Lays Keel for MS-SC Training Vessel

Gondán Shipyard celebrated the keel laying ceremony of the sail training vessel that the yard is building for the British Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MS-SC). In the ceremony,

Maritime Security

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Ingalls Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division apprises it has hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep.

NATO to bolster defence of E.European Allies

NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of a drive to step up the defence of eastern European allies in response to the crisis in Ukraine,

UN Seeks Sanctions Waiver to Ship Arms to Mali

The United Nations is seeking an exemption from a U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Ivory Coast so it can ship weapons and military equipment across the East

Maritime Safety

Shell Commited To Russia Expansion Despite Sanctions

Royal Dutch Shell is committed to expansion in Russia, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Friday amid sanctions

Stranded Virginia Beach Bulker Salvage Plan Set

The Coast Guard advises it is in the final stages of reviewing a salvage plan that is scheduled to begin Friday morning to move the 751-foot bulk carrier, 'Ornak',

Canaveral Tops State List for Sand Bypass Funding

The Canaveral Harbor Inlet Sand Bypass Project has earned the top state ranking for 2014/15 inlet management funding. As a result, Port Canaveral is expected to receive $100,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1789 sec (6 req/sec)