Fostering cooperation in maritime security in the Middle East

Following a successful edition of OPV Middle East held in Alexandria with the support of the Egyptian Navy, IQPC is proud to announce that the next edition of the event will be held in the naval capital of the Middle East, Bahrain!

Supported by the Bahrain Defence Force and Royal Bahrain Naval Force, this year’s event will focus on the primary topic of GCC cooperation in maritime security; enhancing Bahrain’s leading role in maritime affairs in the same year as the new GCC Unified Naval Operations Centre opens in the country.

Join us at the Middle East’s foremost gathering of naval decision makers from 26–28 September in Manama to be part of a landmark occasion in GCC maritime cooperation.

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Who should attend?

Interactive Sessions

Senior officers from navies and coast guards

Shipbuilders, dockyards and MRO providers

Systems integrators, detection technology providers and AIS providers

OEMs who supply solutions to the maritime industry

Specific solution providers aiming at navies and coast guards

Why attend?

Meet with regional decision makers from navies and coast guards in order to develop relationships and better understand plans for acquisitions and expansion

Improve your understanding of the issues at the heart of maritime security in the Middle East in order to formulate strategies for the future

Meet with senior officers both from Kuwait and other GCC navies at a time of major proliferation in the region in order to position your company front of mind for upcoming procurements

Learn international best practice and how future technologies are changing maritime operations by hearing from representatives of the most advanced navies in the world

Gain introductions to key Kuwaiti defence personnel at a time of record defence spending in the country

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