Risk Intelligence's Nis Leerskov Mathiesen will be giving a presentation on the 8th annual Break Bulk Conference in Antwerp.
The presentation will focus on the world-wide threats to maritime businesses, with an emphasis on the Break Bulk market.
See more on the Break Bulk homepage.
Director of Consultancy Dirk Steffen gave a presentation about the impact on security from slow steaming at the Danish Marine Group Anti-Piracy conference at the SMM Exhibition 4 September 2012.
Mr. Steffen showed results from the Risk Intelligence studies on slow steaming and gave examples of ships and how their vulnerability was changed through implementation of slow steaming.
Danish Marine Group Anti-Piracy Conference
The Expanding Role of Private Security
Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent, Strategic Advisor, Risk Intelligence, gave a presentation on the role of private security in securing shipping in the Middle East at the conference "Rights of Passage - Threats to Shipping in the Middle East" organised by Helen Davies Associates in London 21 June 2012.
Sir James Burnell-Nugent shared the platform with Nick Harvey MP, UK Minister for the Armed Forces, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, former British Ambassador in Saudi Arabia, and other distinguished speakers. The conference expressed continuing concerns about the use of armed guards for maritime security and discussed whether the current counter-piracy security arrangements would be fit for other forms of maritime risk.
University of Kiel, Germany
Director of consultancy Dirk Steffen made a presentation to the Hochschulgruppe Sicherheitspolitik im Bundesverband Sicherheitspolitik at the University of Kiel on the effects and lessons of Best Managment Practices in use in the Indian Ocean.
Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Director of consultancy Dirk Steffen presented on the Cotonou/Lome/Lagos tanker attacks at the Tanker Safety Conference and described how these were part of a larger system connected to illegal bunkering.
Containing Piracy at the Horn of Africa: Effectiveness of Naval and Shipping Counter-Piracy Measures
University of Hamburg (Hiob Ludolf Centre)
The Hiob Ludolf Centre at The Afrika Institut of the University of Hamburg organised a conference on "Piracy Off Somalia: Origins, Current Dynamics and Global Ramifications" 13 July 2011.
Director of Consultancy Dirk Steffen gave a presentation about the impact that naval measures and merchant marine self-protection measures have on preventing hijackings; what works well and what does not and the prospects for defending against Somali piracy at sea.
At the same event Associate Senior Analyst Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen also gave a presentation.
Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur
9th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-sessional Meeting on Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes 30-31 May 2011. A presentation on the current situation and regional assessment will be given.
Risk Intelligence's Senior Analyst Karsten von Hoesslin will give a presentation and act as the expert delegate for the Council of Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific (CSCAP) consisting of 22 national committees of the of the Asia Pacific.
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NUS Bukit Timah Campus
The by-invitation only seminar is jointly hosted by the Centre for International Law in Singapore and Risk Intelligence. It will take place on 25 May 2011.
The seminar will give an overview of the situation off Somalia as well as in South East Asia. Following on that, the legal challenges of anti piracy operations and putting armed guards on vessels will be detailed. The presentations will be operationally focused and aimed at shipping companies.
Senior analyst Karsten von Hoesslin and Chief analyst Nis Leerskov Mathiesen will give Risk Intelligence's presentations.
Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
Human Development Forum Foundation (HDFF) a Thai foundation registered since 2007 focusing on Human Security Issues is organizing a half day Strategic Forum on non-traditional security Issues related to human, arms and drug smuggling with possible implications to Thailand and Malaysia.
Risk Intelligence's Senior analyst Karsten von Hoesslin will give the presentation.
Break Bulk Europe 2011
Director of Consultancy Dirk Steffen was participating in the round-table on piracy on 18 May 2011.
"Incidences of piracy and hijacking vessels continue to grow despite efforts to curtail them. Shippers must now take piracy risk into consideration during supplier and carrier selection. Industry leaders will discuss piracy risk mitigation from carrier and shipper perspectives."