2015 Main Topics
The Holistic Approach is the overall theme to the summit, to this end the first session will focus on a definition of what Maritime Security actually is and on defining the relationships and interactions between stakeholders.
Panelists will examine the current situation and discuss means of collaboration between stakeholders and changes in approach that will encourage greater efficiency.
Who are the Global and Regional Stakeholders
Cooperation Between Actors
Relations between the private and public sectors
Operational Experiences and lessons learned
Disseminating Best Practices
Changes on land and sea have a direct impact on Maritime Security. Amongst many others social and political Instability, poverty and natural disasters all lead to greater challenges and require strategies and solutions to counter their effect.
This session will examine the changes to professional roles and the requirement for training that are required to contrast crime, establish standards and foster ever greater cooperation.
Future crime scenarios
Sharing Best Practices
This session will examine where the threats to Port and Terminal Security lie today and in the future.
Particular emphasis will lie on examining standards, interaction and communications between ports and terminals and identifying future roles and responsibilities. Panelists will examine means via which identify security gaps and their potential consequences.
Defining the Risks
Actors & Stakeholders
Softspots & Weaknesses
How is technology transforming the Maritime industry? Can technology help save money by increasing our understanding of threats to operations? Can technology help implement risk mitigation measures that lower costs and insurance premiums?
Can reliable intelligence b delivered in a fashion that helps lower risks through taking practical counter measures?
This session will examine a number of issue that range from sourcing and sharing intelligence, to what are the benefits and potential risks of an ever greater reliance on technology.
Situational Awareness and Maritime Intelligence
The Inherent Risks of Technology
Panelists will discuss exactly what the impact of crime on the shipping world is and what can be done to improve the situation. Experts will examine where the risks lie and what changes we might see in the future.
The focus will lie on understanding who the victims are and what needs to be done to mitigate, protect and support all of those concerned.
Piracy and Armed Robbery
Arms and Drugs Trafficking
Security of all seafarers and fishermen
This session will examine the convergences between security, insurance and legality with particular emphasis in what shipowners need to know. Focus will be placed on the grey areas and advice given as to how they can be addressed.
Panelists will come from the legal, insurance and private security sectors.
Legality, Security and Insurance Cover
Hijack & Ransom Cover
This session sets the objective of examining current and future threats to the cruiseliner industry. Unique within a varied industry, cruiseliners are floating cities whose crew and passengers are exposed to risks that range from hijackings to on-board criminal activity, from shore visit security to transiting high risk areas.
Panelists will examine where responsibilities lie and critical issues to the chain of command.
On board crime
High risk Areas
Mitigation & Solutions
The last session will examine the relationship between threats to the maritime world and that of commerce. Panelists will examine themes as diverse as geopolitical fall out and risks to production chains.
Emphasis will remain on the holistic approach to security thus the important issue of how stakeholders in commerce can interface and interact with those in the maritime world will be addressed.
The Expansion of Economic and Commercial Activities at Sea
Risks to Supply Chains & Commerce
Interaction between stakeholders
Understanding and anticipating risk