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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Maritime Security in the Middle East

We have obtained a 33% discount for INTERTANKO Members and Associate Members for a one-day conference on Maritime Security in the Middle East. In association with RAND Europe (an independent research institute to help improve policy/decision-making through research/analysis), UK law firm Norton Rose is hosting the event at its headquarters (3, More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ) on Thursday 21 June. 

Do governments have the political will, the military capacity and the legal clarity to protect vital sea lanes?

Nick Harvey MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces,
Dan Sten Olsson, President and CEO, Stena Line,
General Lord Guthrie, former Chief of Defence Staff,
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, ex-Ambassador to Saudi Arabia,
Dr Peter Chalk, RAND Corp., USA,
Dr Nawaf Obaid, Senior Fellow, King Faisal Centre, Riyadh
plus senior officials from the UK Ministry of Defence, the UK Foreign Office, NATO and the IMO are among those who will discuss the emerging challenges to shipping in the Middle East, including:

  • Iranian threats to close the Gulf
  • Fall-out from the Arab Spring
  • Threats from failed and fracturing states
  • The impact of sanctions
  • Terrorism / piracy / crime

Programme and registration:
Full price: £450 + VAT
INTERTANKO price: £300 + VAT

Programme details are on
To book, e-mail
or call Helen Davis on 0776 468 4339 / +44 776 468 4339
Contact: Bill Box