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Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia Pacific
Enhancing Fleet Capabilities for Multi-Purpose Maritime Operations

16 April, 2013 - 17 April, 2013, Sentosa, Singapore

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The 3rd annual Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia Pacific 2013 conference is back this year, with a far more comprehensive, quality-led and value-driven programme. Featuring senior and key military officials from not only the Asia-Pacific region, but also from the USA and Europe, OPVs APAC 2013 is not only the only conference in Asia dedicated to the planning of requirements and procurement of YOUR naval capabilities, gaining operational perspectives and best practices on the use of OPVs in maritime operations, but also the ideal platform for industry stakeholders to discuss and learn the latest strategies in enhancing naval fleet capabilities.

5 Reasons why you must attend Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia Pacific 2013:

  • The only OPV-specific conference in Asia Pacific for Navies, Coast Guards and Maritime Police focused on capability building, best practices, and current active requirements
  • Interact and network with over 60 senior naval attendees, including flag officers, key decision makers, operational end users and requirement officers from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong and more!
  • Unprecedented G5 discussions specifically focused on Navy and Coast Guard operations—we understand that maritime operations for these organisations differ, come and learn from regional best practices to enhance maritime operations including: anti-piracy, anti-smuggling, search and rescue and EEZ protection missions
  • Update yourself on the latest technologies to create a multi-purpose OPV fleet to fulfil various maritime operations
  • Brand new and improved speaker line-up: Greater in-depth asian representation including Flag Officers from the Royal Malaysian Navy, MMEA, Royal Thai Navy, Philippines Coast Guard, and the Indonesian Marine Police

What’s New this Year?

Having identified the common set of challenges for naval platforms and fleet operations in Asia, we have secured both regional and international military officials to share their experiences and expertise in capability development, maritime operations and the practical use of OPVs for both Navies and Coast Guards in the region.

This distinguished panel of speakers will address the biggest challenges that Asian militaries are currently facing, including:

Requirements and Capability Building: How do you define the right requirements for your fleet to meet specific needs? How do you achieve the right balance between cost-constraints and operational efficiency?

Creating a Versatile Fleet to Maximise Maritime Operations in Asia Pacific: What are the latest technologies and naval assets utilised to carry out maritime operations such as search and rescue, disaster relief, maritime patrols and more? How can OPVs be designed and utilised to fulfil a multi-purpose role across various maritime operations?

Operational Maritime and OPV Case Studies: Having new naval assets is not enough, what are some of the operational best practices that Navies and Coast Guards around the region are employing to enhance maritime security and conduct efficient maritime operations?


“Opportunity to know what customers in the region wants as different countries have different expectations. "
Wong Loo Pip, Programme Manager, MTU Asia

“Fantastic and engaging. The event definitely met our expectations. "
Michael Perkins, Vice President Business Development, Quantum

Venue & Accommodations

Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa
1 Larkhill Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099394
Tel: +65 6825 3888
Fax: +65 6825 3878

Hotel accommodation and travel costs are not included in the registration fee. A reduced corporate room rate has been arranged at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Singapore for attendees at this conference. To take advantage of this special rate, please process the hotel room reservation form provided upon confirmation of your attendance.

The conference agenda is available as PDF under downloads.

Our 2013 Distinguished Flag Officer and Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Rear Admiral Thomas Carney, Commander, Logistics Fleet, WESTERN PACIFIC COMMAND, US NAVY
  • Captain Mohamad Azuwan bin Harun, Assistant Chief of Staff, Naval Operations, ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY
  • Captain Albert A Mogol, Chief of Staff, Philippine Fleet, PHILIPPINES NAVY
  • Chief Superintendent Richard Harry Morgan, Deputy Regional Commander, HONG KONG MARINE POLICE
  • Mr. Vo Duy Thang, Director, Maritime Safety and Security Department, VIETNAM MARITIME ADMINISTRATION
  • Rear Admiral Kruoch Kim Thon, Deputy Chief of Staff, ROYAL CAMBODIAN NAVY
  • Rear Admiral ARR Krishnan (Rtd.), INDIAN NAVY
  • Senior Representative, INDONESIAN NAVY
  • First Admiral Dato’ Che Hassan bin Jusoh, Director of Enforcement and Exercise, MALAYSIAN MARITIME ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
  • Captain Ronnie Gil L Gavan, Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Plans and Programs (CG-5), PHILIPPINES COAST GUARD
  • Major Nguyen Khac Vuot, Maritime Operations, VIETNAM MARINE POLICE
  • Commodore SWC Mohotty, Deputy Commander, North Central Region, SRI LANKA NAVY
  • Commander Tito Alvin G Andal, Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Logistics (CG-4), PHILIPPINES COAST GUARD
  • Senior Superintendent Dominique Ziemann, Senior Superintendent Support Marine Region, HONG KONG MARINE POLICE
  • First Admiral Dato’ Zulkifli bin Abu Bakar, Director of Maritime Crime Investigation, MALAYSIAN MARITIME ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
  • Major Hoang Van Canh, Requirements, VIETNAM MARINE POLICE
  • Commander Jose MA Ambrosio Q Ezpeleta, Team Leader of the Defense Acquisition System Assessment Team for OPV, PHILIPPINES NAVY
  • Captain Shamsudin bin Hj Ludin, Director of Acquisition, ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY
  • Tim Speer, Technical Manager, Defence, AUSTAL


Event details

16 April, 2013
17 April, 2013
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa


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