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The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) hosted the 47th SHADE Conference as a  virtual event, 3rd – 4th November 2020.   The SHADE, or Shared Awareness and De-confliction Conference, saw representatives from a number of nations, international organizations and members of the shipping industry join together to discuss combating piracy and broader maritime security issues across the Middle East. Each year, CMF and EU NAVFOR co-chair the conference, which includes working groups and expert guest speakers to discuss issues that affect maritime security, as well as ways to improve cooperation between the mutually interested parties. Due to the current global health pandemic, the SHADE Conference was held as a virtual event, hosted from the CMF Headquarters in Bahrain with attendees participating virtually via a video link.  “I want to thank all of our guests and speakers who took part in this year’s successful SHADE…

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CMF, in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) will host the 47th SHADE Conference virtually on 3rd-4th November with representatives from across the maritime industry and regional and international militaries. The Shared Awareness and De-confliction Conference (SHADE), is a forum which brings together nations, international organizations and members of the shipping industry who share a common interest in combating piracy and broader maritime security issues. Each year, CMF and EU NAVFOR co-chair the conference, which includes working groups, as well as expert guest speakers discussing issues that affect maritime trade as well as ways to improve cooperation between the interested parties. This year, due to the global health pandemic, the SHADE Conference will be a hybrid event, hosted physically from the CMF Headquarters in Bahrain, and also virtually, via a video link. Alongside workshops with members of the maritime trade industry, senior representatives and flag officers from a variety…

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CMF and EU NAVFOR invited nations, international organisations and members of the shipping industry to the 47th SHADE Conference, 3-4 November 2020. You will find all the latest news and photos for the event below. Alternatively, find out more about the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).  Who will attend? The event was open to all members of the shipping industry, nations, and internal organisations who have a shared interest in countering piracy and maintaining maritime security in the region. Find out more SHADE Conference News 4 Nov 20- CMF and EU NAVFOR host 47th SHADE Conference on maritime security The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) hosted… Read more 2 Nov 20 – CMF prepares to host SHADE Conference tomorrow CMF, in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) will host the 47th SHADE Conference virtually… Read More SHADE photos See all photos Keep up to date…

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Representatives of the international maritime community met in Bahrain on Tuesday to discuss counter-piracy efforts at the 36th SHADE conference.

The Shared Awareness & Deconfliction (SHADE) conference offers a vital opportunity for military and civilian representatives to meet, share information and discuss cooperation opportunities to maintain the current suppression of piracy in the region. The conference discussed the causes of piracy, deterrence operations and the protection of merchant shipping.

Best Management Practices 4
Best Management Practices 4

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01 Apr 15, the 35th SHADE conference convened in Bahrain to discuss counter-piracy efforts. This unique gathering held quarterly allowed over 120 representatives from the commercial shipping industry sector, Military forces engaged in counter-piracy, Civilian and International representatives with a vested interest in the activities to prevent piracy activities to come together to discuss the latest developments in the fight against Somali based piracy.

Best Management Practices for Protection against Somali Based Piracy
Best Management Practices for Protection against Somali Based Piracy

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