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ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2018



ReCAAP ISC, together with BIMCO and INTERTANKO, will be organizing the ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2018 on 12 June 2018 (09:30-12:45 hrs) in Hong Kong, China. The theme of the Conference is “Counter Piracy: Proactive Response”. The Conference aims to provide a platform for sharing and exchange of views between the speakers/panellists and audience comprising government agencies, international and local shipping companies, seafarers and research institutes. Distinguished speakers/panellists from the international and regional shipping associations, and law enforcement agencies will speak at the Conference.

Venue: Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, Concord Room 1, 8/F Hong Kong, China

Registration: For members of BIMCO / INTERTANKO / HK Shipowners' Association | For All Others

Presentations: ReCAAP ISC | PCG | MMEA | BAKAMLA | EU NAVFOR | MDAT-GOG | Charles Taylor Mutual Management Asia Pte. Limited

Why attend the ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2018? 

• To share best management practices and lessons learned

• To participate in interactive discussion with presenters and speakers on the challenges faced by authorities and industry in their response to an incident

• To brief on the efforts by regional authorities in combating piracy and sea robbery in Asia

• To network with leaders and members of the local and international shipping and maritime industry

Who should attend the ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2018?

Attendance is by invitation only, and the following stakeholders and organisations are invited to attend:

• Officials in maritime security, coast guard, port authorities, etc

• Regional authorities

• Ship owners and operators

• Local and international shipping associations

• Company Security Officers (CSOs)

• Security and maritime consultants

• Charterers

• Local and overseas academia and researchers

• Like-minded individuals





Opening Remarks
Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC

  Welcome Address
Mr. Jack Hsu Chairman, Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)
  Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia
Ms. Lee Yin Mui, Assistant Director (Research), ReCAAP ISC
  Maritime Security Situation in Sulu-Celebes Seas and Sibutu Passage
LT Al-Hafidz T Bih, Assistant Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Intelligence, Security and Law Enforcement, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)
  Hijacking of Ships for Theft of Oil Cargo
Cdr (M) Zainudin bin Mohd Zuki, Principal Assistant Director of Operation Division, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) HQ
  Armed Robbery Against Ship Situation in Indonesia
Mr. Hudiansyah Is Nursal, S.H., MILIR., Head Section for Multi-lateral and International Organisation Cooperation, BAKAMLA
1050 Coffee/Tea Break
  Update of Situation off Somalia
Mr Simon Church, Director and Industry Liaison Officer, Maritime Security Centre, Horn of Africa (MSCHOA), EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta
  Update of Situation in Gulf of Guinea
Ms. Morgane Carré, Desk Officer to the Maritime Security Adviser, Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy, French Ministry for the Armies

Cdr Phil Ponsford, Deputy Director, UK National Maritime Information Centre
  Counter Piracy: Proactive Response – A P & I Perspective
Mr. Jason Wee, Claims Director, Charles Taylor Mutual Management (Asia) Pte. Limited

Panel Discussion

Ms. Jane Chan, Research Fellow and Coordinator of Maritime Security Programme, RSIS

Mr. Jakob P. Larsen (Head of Maritime Security, BIMCO)
Dr. Phillip Belcher (Marine Director, INTERTANKO)
Ms. Lee Yin Mui (ReCAAP ISC)
LT Al-Hafidz T Bih (PCG)
Cdr (M) Zainudin bin Mohd Zuki (MMEA)
Mr. Hudiansyah Is Nursal, S.H., MILIR. (BAKAMLA)
Mr. Simon Church (EU NAVFOR)
Ms. Morgane Carré & Cdr Phil Ponsford (MDAT-GOG)
Mr. Jason Wee (Charles Taylor Mutual Management (Asia) Pte. Limited) 

  Presentation of Mementos
  Closing Remarks
Mr. Masafumi Kuroki, Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC
1245 End of Conference

If you have any queries regarding the conference, please contact: COL Qian Wenjun – e-mail: [email protected], telephone: +65 6376 3093