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Nautical Forum 2020



Nautical Forum 2020

Jointly organised by ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and
Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)

Date  : 15 January 2020 (Wednesday)

Time  : 8.30 am – 12.00 pm

Venue : Level 2 Ballrooms II & III, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966

PresentationsReCAAP ISC | Singapore Police Coast Guard | BAKAMLA | Philippine Coast Guard

The 11th event in the series, Nautical Forum 2020 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 2019. 

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 2020.

Event Programme (Correct as at 13 January 2020)

8.30 AM          Registration

9.00 AM          Opening Remarks by ReCAAP ISC
                         [Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director]

9.15 AM          Presentation by ReCAAP ISC
                         'Situation Update on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia for 2019'
                         [Ms Lee Yin Mui, Assistant Director (Research), ReCAAP ISC]

9.40 AM          Remarks by MPA
                         [Mr. David Foo, Senior Director (Operations Technology)]

9.50 AM          Presentation by Singapore Police Coast Guard
                         Dealing with Sea Robbery in the Singapore Strait
                         [Mr. Wilbur Sim, Head Operations & Security]

10.10 AM        Presentation by BAKAMLA
                         ‘BAKAMLA's Role in Enhancing Security and Safety in the Singapore Strait
                         [CAPT Tuti Ida Halida, Head of Sub Directorate Data, Directorate Data and Information]

10.30 AM        Coffee / Tea Break

10.50 AM         Presentation by Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
                         ‘Anti-Piracy Measures and Status of Crew Abduction in Sulu-Celebes Sea: The Philippine Coast Guard Perspective
                         [CDR Euphraim Jayson H Diciano PCG, Commander, Coast Guard Station Tawi-Tawi]

11.10 AM        Q&A

11.50 AM        Presentation of Mementos

11.55 AM        Closing Remarks by ReCAAP ISC
                         [Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director]

12.00 PM        End of Forum