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Maritime Piracy Report: 'South-East Asia Increasingly Dangerous'

Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 6/22/2015

Maritime Piracy Report: 'South-East Asia Increasingly Dangerous' - Richard de Silva

Defence IQ recently attended a conference in London hosted by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a project undertaken by the One Earth Future Foundation in an effort to mobilise action against global maritime piracy with the input of stakeholders, government and militaries, public and private companies, and all other relevant parties. Full Article »


 

Seakeeping in the Caribbean with Commodore Franklin -

Commodore (Rtd) Anthony Franklin, former Chief of Defence of Trinidad & Tobago, outlines his nation’s key concerns as it aims to provide effective seakeeping in the Caribbean within a reasonable budget. Naval forces must prepare to tackle the issues of maritime piracy and deal with large-scale humanitarian problems in the face of natural disasters, as well as meet standard national defence requirements. Full Video »


 

Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett -

With this year's event being held in Dublin, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explains to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this new podcast. He also discusses the construction of the vessel with an eye towards climate change, cost-efficiency in a complex maritime environment, meeting emerging threats, and reveals his key to working effectively with industry partners and shipyards. Full Podcast »


 

Offshore Patrol Vessels: Market Report 2015-16

In this report Defence IQ outlines the key procurement programmes in place for Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) around the world. OPVs are the fastest growing segment of the naval vessels market, with at least 24 countries are known to have a total of 136 OPVs on order. In all, 30 countries have plans for up to another 276 at a total value of over $60 billion. The total number of OPVs on order has increased by 4% in the last year, while the number planned has also increased by 4%. Full Sector Report »


 



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