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ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2019



The ReCAAP ISC and Sea Robbery Conference 2019 will take place on 9 April at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. Register at: 


Presentations: ReCAAP ISC | Philippine Coast Guard | INTERTANKO | BIMCO


ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2019

Organized by ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre


9 April 2019, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre 


1330 hrs Registration


1400 hrs Opening Remarks
                Vice Admiral Joel S Garcia, PCG, Ph.D., H.D., Al-Haj
                Chairperson of ReCAAP ISC Governing Council
                Deputy Commandant for Administration, Philippine Coast Guard


1410 hrs Keynote Address
                Mr Koji Sekimizu
                Former Secretary General of IMO


1425 hrs Situation of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia
                Ms Lee Yin Mui
                Assistant Director (Research), ReCAAP ISC


1440 hrs Presentation 1: Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and waters of Eastern Sabah
                LCDR Al-Hafidz T Bih PCG
                Assistant Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Intelligence
                Philippine Coast Guard


1455 hrs Presentation 2: Indian Ocean High Risk Area
                Mr Tim Wilkins
                Environment Director, Regional Manager Asia-Pacific, INTERTANKO


1510 hrs Presentation 3: Maritime Cybersecurity
               Mr Jakob Larsen
               Head of Maritime Security, BIMCO


1525 hrs Coffee/Tea Break


1540 hrs Panel Discussion: Effects and Implications of Piracy
                Dr Maximo Q Meija Jr
                Director of PhD Programme 
                Head of Maritime Law and Policy Specialization
                World Maritime University
                Vice Admiral Joel S Garcia PCG Ph.D., H.D., Al-Haj
                Deputy Commandant, Philippine Coast Guard

                Mr Akash Mittra
                Manager, Fleet HSEQ, CSO, Deputy DPA, Teekay Tankers                

                Mr Benny Low
                Group Security Manager/Company Security Officer, Thome Group of Companies

                Mr Sanjiv Sethi 
                Director Marine Assurance (Tanker Division), Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd                                  

                Capt (M) Abdul Razak bin Johan
                Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency


1650 hrs Presentation of Mementos


1655 hrs Closing Remarks
                Mr Masafumi Kuroki
                Executive Director, ReCAAP ISC


1700 hrs End of Conference