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Qatar | Global Maritime and Defence Leaders Unveil Cutting-Edge Innovations:  200 Companies and 9 International Pavilions to participate at DIMDEX 2024.

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QATAR | DIMDEX 2024 Announces MBDA as Gold Sponsor of the eighth edition.

DOHA, QATAR – February 20, 2024 – Top of FormThe Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2024) is honoured to declare MBDA as a returning Gold Sponsor for…

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 TURKEY | SAHA EXPO-2024RULE THE TECHNOLOGY, SHAPE THE FUTURE.

TURKEY | SAHA EXPO-2024RULE THE TECHNOLOGY, SHAPE THE FUTURE.

SAHA EXPO 2024 DEMONSTRATES ITS STRENGTH IN THE SECTOR BY EXHIBITING THE LATEST INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN THE DEFENCE, AEROSPACE AND SPACE INDUSTRY

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Libya | Conclusion of the activities of the First International Legal Conference for Military Justice, organized by the Ministry of Defense of the Government of National Unity.

Libya | Conclusion of the activities of the First International Legal Conference for Military Justice, organized by the Ministry of Defense of the Government of National Unity.

The Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Haddad, attended this Thursday morning the conclusion of the activities of the First International Legal Conference for…

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Lagos, Nigeria
27 to 29 August 2013

Event Overview

AFRICAN MILITARY CHIEFS TO CONVENE URGENT CONFERENCE ON MARITIME INSECURITY

 

Vice Admiral DJ Ezeoba, the Chief of Naval Staff of Nigeria, responding to the increase of maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, has called an international conference of military chiefs and politicians to bring resolution to the matter.

Dubai, 30 June 2013 - The waters around West Africa are considered some of the most insecure in the world, with the International Maritime Bureau announcing in June 2013 that for the first time piracy incidents in West Africa have overtaken ones occurring off Somalia. The Nigerian Navy has therefore taken a lead in organising Offshore Patrol Vessels Africa, a summit which occurs in Lagos on 27-29 August. The Nigerian Navy will be accompanied by senior Naval Chiefs from Ghana, South Africa, Djibouti and Tanzania amongst many other Africa nations. Lending their expertise from around the world, admirals from Germany, Malaysia, USA and Spain are also lecturing at the conference.

Rear Admiral E.O. Ogbor, Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Navy, said: “Undoubtedly, many littoral African countries have considerable oil and gas reserves, bountiful fisheries and viable Sea Lanes of Communication. Despite this, we can all agree that maritime insecurity and illegal activities at sea threaten to undermine the great potential of this continent and therefore no time can be spared in discussing and implementing decisive solutions to our common problems.

A study by advocacy group Oceans Beyond Piracy in June estimated piracy in the Gulf of Guinea cost the world economy between $740 million and $950 million last year, and this cost is expected to rise in 2013.

"No country can withstand the growing challenges individually. That is why we agreed to put our efforts together to end the illicit activities in the Gulf of Guinea" Chad's President Idriss Deby, who chairs the Economic Community of Central African States, told a news conference.

For more information on the conference, please visit www.offshorepatrolvesselsafrica.com

ABOUT IQPC:

IQPC is a global company specialised in creating, managing, and operating high quality exhibitions, conferences and seminars since 1973, with approximately 1,700 worldwide events each year.

IQPC now has offices in major cities across six continents including: Bengaluru, Berlin, Doha, Riyadh, Johannesburg, Dubai, London, Muscat, New York, Riyadh, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tampa and Toronto.

For more information, visit www.offshorepatrolvesselsafrica.com

Or contact Negin Bagherian, Marketing Manager – Offshore Patrol Vessels Africa

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