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A selection of photos from today’s 2020 Maritime Security Conference. More photos coming soon.

Today CMF hosted the 2020 Maritime Security Conference with representatives attending both in person and virtually from across the globe. The Maritime Security Conference is an annual event hosted at the CMF headquarters in Bahrain. This year’s MSC was different due to the global health pandemic with most participants joining via video conferencing, in order to mitigate contracting and spreading COVID-19. “We may not all be meeting in person, as we’re acclimating to new norms for meetings and how we communicate, but the participation of 34 member nations and partners is proof of our shared commitment to maritime security and freedom of navigation,” said Vice Admiral Jim Malloy, commander of CMF. Established in 2001, CMF is comprised of nations united by the desire to uphold the International Rules Based Order in the maritime environment.  “From 12 nations and one mission, to 33 nations and three missions, each new member and…

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The Combined Maritime Forces hosted the annual Maritime Security Conference (MSC) on July 14 2020. You will find all the latest news and photos for the event below. Find out more about the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).  Who attended? Due to the global pandemic, this year’s MSC was different to previous events; we hosted some regional members in our headquarters in Bahrain, while the majority of attendees joined via a secure video link from their home nation. Senior Representatives from our partners attended the Conference, including Heads of Navies, General Officers and Flag Officers, to take part in discussions about the continuing importance of the CMF partnership for maintaining maritime security and deterring illicit activity by non-state actors in the region. Read more about our 33 member nations. Find out more MSC News Read about the day’s events as they unfold. CMF Leadership Learn more about the key leaders who…

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