Maritime piracy: a collaborative approach

Feb 27, 2016

Workshop Towards an EU Maritime Piracy Information network

The DG MOVE/CLS workshop “towards an enhanced maritime piracy information network” was held on 16 & 17 February 2016 in CLS Headquarters, at Toulouse (France).

Scope of the study

Scope of the study

The meeting was a success and much progress was made towards understanding how to improve collaboration on maritime piracy prevention and response.

  • Attendees had the opportunity to meet, learn and share with the  chairman and speakers regarding piracy prevention, and about international and regional coordination : BIMCO, DG MOVE, ICS, IMB, INTERTANKO, MSCHOA, NATO SC, OBP, OCIMF, UKMTO
  • More than 50 organizations from 24 countries (Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall islands, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Portugal, UK, USA,..) attended the event including industry representatives, European and international organizations (such as IMO, European Commission, UN, NATO, Interpol…)

The outcomes will be shared at the IMO level (starting MSC 96) and with other relevant bodies


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