The bi-annual conference took place recently in Bahrain with senior representatives from all 31 CMF nations, as well as the 3 Combined Task Forces (CTFs): CTF-150 (Counter-Terrorism), CTF-151 (Counter-Piracy), and CTF-152 (Maritime Security Operations in the Gulf). The conference also involved a number of other nations and organisations including: European Union Naval Forces (EUNAVFOR), Northern Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), and representatives from industry including Intertanko. Encouragingly, independent maritime nations such as India and Sri Lanka also attended, interested in CMF output and how they operate.
- Combined Maritime Force (CMF) senior officers visit the Royal Bahrain Naval Force.
- CMF reinforces safety of life at sea
- Second Narcotics Seizure for HMAS Arunta Demonstrates Winning Combined Maritime Formula
- 40th SHADE Conference Held in Bahrain with the Need for Vigilance off Coast of Somalia Reinforced
- Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense visits NAVCENT and CTF151
- First Narcotics seizures for French Ship Surcouf under CTF150
- SEYCHELLES, PAKISTAN AND THE IMPORTANCE OF KEY LEADER ENGAGEMENTS
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