SHADE Conference held by CMF on 22.11.2017


Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) welcomed delegates to the latest SHADE (Shared Awareness and Deconfliction) conference on counter-piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean in Bahrain on 22 November. A wide range of organisations was represented, including delegates from CMF, EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR), the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO), The Maritime Security Centre – Horn of Africa (MSC HOA), US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) and NATO, independent navies from around the world, global shipping organisations and other industry partners, who gathered to discuss regional maritime security issues. SHADE is a biannual event, co-chaired by CMF and EU NAVFOR, to discuss the international response to piracy, bringing together the widest possible set of stakeholders. The diversification … Continue reading