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Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia Pacific 2014 Conference

17 March, 2014 - 18 March, 2014, Singapore, Singapore

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OPV Capabilities for Diverse Maritime Operations

Based on a 20-year forecast from AMI International, the Asia Pacific OPV market is expected to generate 55 vessels through 2030, solidifying its status as the world’s fastest growing market for OPVs. This is hardly surprising, given the rapid expansion of maritime operations to include search and rescue, humanitarian aid, disaster relief and energy assets protection for both Navies and Coast Guards in the region.

The 4th Annual Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia Pacific 2014 conference will once again gather the most important stakeholders from the region’s Navies and Coast Guards, making it the only dedicated regional event to provide you with both the operational and acquisition overview of the OPV market and maritime security.

This year, in order to ensure a fruitful discussion, we have included an unprecedented Navy and Coast Guard acquisition break-out sessions, alongside maintenance and upgrading plans and cycles. In addition, hear first-hand operational experiences from flag and senior naval officers as they walk you through the challenges and strategies they have employed to successfully utilise OPVs to fulfil various maritime operations. See keynote briefings from the Royal Malaysian Navy, MMEA, Indonesian Navy, Royal Thai Navy, Philippines Coast Guard and Navy and many more.

5 Reasons Why YOU must attend Offshore Patrol Vessels APAC 2014:

  • The only conference in APAC focusing on OPV capabilities, technologies and current requirements from the region’s Navies and Coast  Guards
  • 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 and more!
  • Strategic Procurement and Acquisition break-out sessions from both Navies and Coast Guards: Learn the ins and outs of procurement cycles and how to stay ahead of the curve in the APAC region
  • Operational focus on OPVs: See how OPVs are utilised for multi-purpose operations including maritime patrols, search and rescue, and humanitarian assistance
  • Brand new and Enhanced Speaker Line Up- Greater in-depth Asian representation including Flag Officers and key influencers from the Royal Malaysian Navy, MMEA, Royal Thai Navy, Philippines Coast Guard, and the Indonesian Navy

Venue & Accommodation

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

Hotel accommodation and travel costs are not included in the registration fee. A reduced corporate room rate will be 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 agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.

Speakers Include

  • Rear Admiral Cindy Thebaud, Commander, Logistics Group, Western Pacific Command, US Navy
  • Captain Fred Kacher, Deputy Commodore, COMDESRON 7, US Navy
  • Major Nguyen Khac Vuot, Maritime Operations, Vietnam Coast Guard
  • First Admiral Harjo Susmoro, OPVs Operations, INDONESIAN NAVY
  • Captain Kresno Buntoro, OPVs Operations, INDONESIAN NAVY
  • Commodore Ronald Joseph Mercado, Commander, Patrol Force, Philippines Navy
  • Captain Allan Rosal, Commander, Assault Craft Force, Philippines Navy
  • First Admiral HJ Adon bin HJ Shalan, Head of Maritime Enforcement, Southern Region, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
  • Commander Mohd Rosli bin Abdhullah, Senior Assistant Director, Department of Strategic Planning, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
  • Captain Narate Wongtrakoon, Director of Force Development Division, ROYAL THAI NAVY
  • Senior Representative, OPVs Operations, Royal Malaysian Navy
  • Captain Julius Caesar Victor Marvin V Lim, Deputy Commander CG Fleet, Philippines Coast Guard
  • Captain Jose William U Isaga, Acting Deputy Commander CGRF, Philippines Coast Guard
  • Lt. Commander Rob McCaw, Commanding Officer, HMNZS OTAGO, Royal New Zealand Navy
  • Commodore Rehan Aziz Khan, Deputy Director, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Pakistan Navy
  • Colonel A. Rahman Juma Salem, O/C Muharraq Base, Bahrain Coast Guard


Event details

17 March, 2014
18 March, 2014
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa


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