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Nautical Forum 10/19 (15 January 2019, PARKROYAL on Beach Road Singapore)



The 10th event in the series, Nautical Forum 10/19 is organized by the ReCAAP ISC and supported by the ReCAAP Focal Point (Singapore) which is also the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) and Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) for the release of the ReCAAP ISC’s Annual Report on the incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia for 2018.  The forum provides a platform to engage the shipping industry, regional authorities, ReCAAP ISC’s Focal Points, local representatives of foreign embassies and trade mission of the ReCAAP Member States, and the maritime community in sharing views, gathering feedbacks and making recommendations collectively towards combating piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia for 2019.

PresentationsReCAAP ISC | PCG | ESSCOM (Guideline) | BAKAMLA | NMIC

PROGRAMME (Correct as at 14 January 2019)



0830 hrs


0900 hrs

Opening Remarks

Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC


Presentation by ReCAAP ISC
‘Situation Update on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia for 2018’

Ms. Lee Yin Mui, Assistant Director (Research), ReCAAP ISC


Remarks by MPA

Mr David Foo, Director, Port Systems Division, MPA


Presentation by Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
‘Update on the Abduction of Crew in Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah and Efforts Made by the Philippine Government’

LCDR Al-Hafidz Bih, Assistant Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Intelligence and Commander, CG Field Station, CG District National Capital Region- Central Luzon

  Presentation by Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM)
‘Security Management in Eastern Sabah Security Zone: "Abduction of Crew"'

CAPT (M) Vincent Rajamony, Assistant Chief of Staff, Ops Centre, ESSCOM

1020 hrs

Coffee/Tea Break


Presentation by BAKAMLA
‘Indonesia's Effort to Suppress Armed Robbery Against Ships in Indonesia Waters and Jurisdiction'

CDR Hudiansyah Is Nursal, Head Section for Multilateral and International Organization Cooperation, BAKAMLA


Presentation by ReCAAP ISC Governor (United Kingdom)
‘Update on the Situation in the Gulf of Guinea’

Mr Malcolm Brown, Director, National Maritime Information Centre


Q & A


Presentation of Mementos


Closing Remarks

Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC

1200 hrs

End of Conference