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Nautical Forum 2023





Organised by: ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC)


Date: 17 January 2023 (Tuesday)

Time: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm (Singapore Time, UTC+8)

Presentation: ReCAAP ISC  |  Philippine Coast Guard  |  Bakamla  |  INTERTANKO

Event Programme

8:30 AM Registration

                Opening Remarks by ReCAAP ISC
                Mr. Krishnaswamy Natarajan,
                Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC

                Remarks by MPA 
                Mr. Vince Tan, Director,
                Operations Planning, MPA

                Remarks by SSA
                Mr. Michael Phoon,
                Executive Director, SSA

                Presentation by ReCAAP ISC
               'Situation Update on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia for 2022'
                Ms. Lee Yin Mui,
                Assistant Director (Research) ReCAAP ISC

                Presentation by Philippine Coast Guard
                'Inter-Agency Cooperation for Security of Shipping in the Sulu-Celebes Seas - Way Forward'
                CG CDR Benjamin G Formentos Jr,
                Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Intelligence, Philippine Coast Guard

                Presentation by BAKAMLA
                'Efforts to Suppress Sea Robbery in Indonesia Waters'
                Capt. Bakamla Hudiansyah Is Nursal (Ian),
                Associate Policy Analyst for Legal Directorate of Bakamla, Coordinator for International Law and Legislation of Bakamla

                Coffee / Tea Break

                Presentation by INTERTANKO
                'Removal of Indian Ocean HRA'
                Mr. Wong Kai Cheong,
                Senior Technical manager, INTERTANKO

                 Panel Discussion
                 'Cooperation among littoral States and shipping industry to prevent sea robberies in the Singapore Strait
                 Moderator: Ms. Sumathy Permal, Senior Fellow, Head Centre Maritime Security & Diplomacy, Maritime Institute of Malaysia                                   (MIMA)
                 Panellists: 1. Capt. Akash Mittra, Director HSEQ, DPA & CSO, Teekay Tankers
2. Mr. Lee Ting Wei, Head Operations & Security, singapore Police Coast Guard
3. Capt. Bakamla Hudiansyah IS Nursal (Ian), Bakamla
 4. Ms. Lee Yin Mui, ReCAAP ISC

                 Presentation of Mementos

                 Closing Remarks by ReCAAP ISC
Mr. Krishnaswamy Natarajan,
                 Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC

12:00 PM End of Forum


*Correct as at 13 January 2023