Press Release

AdvanFort Vice President chairs Anti-piracy Conference

Conference Highlighted Best Management Practices against Piracy and Sustainable Strategy to Address Maritime Security

LONDON, November 12, 2010 – AdvanFort Vice President LCDR Mark Hornung (Ret.) chaired the recently concluded 2nd Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference held in London, UK on November 10-12 and delivered the keynote address.

LCDR Hornung (Ret.), who was former NATO Shipping Center Director for eight years, delivered the keynote address which highlighted timely issues on the growing piracy in the Gulf of Aden and adopting best management practices to prevent attacks on maritime ships, crew and assets.

Distinguished speakers and delegates to the conference included senior officials and experts on maritime security from the United States, European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and the Horn of Africa regional states, decision-makers from the shipping industry.

The 2nd Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference was organized by New-Fields Exhibitions and was aimed at helping all stakeholders in adopting a practical, comprehensive and sustainable strategy to address maritime security and best practices to counter piracy.

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