WEBINAR

Next Upcoming Webinar. Libya Ports and Terminals Update

Place
Online Webinar
Time
10:00 CET

Upcoming webinars 2020

Dates Time

Topic

Presenters

11 August 2020 10:00 CEST Illegal migration - the impact to logistics operations in Northwest Europe Kristian Bischoff, Lars Albæk & Jim Pascoe with Thorsten Neumann
18 August 2020 10:00 CEST Hybrid Threats to Maritime Operations in the Middle East Hans Tino Hansen & Jim Pascoe
25 August 2020 10:00 CEST Threats to Indian Ocean sea-lanes of communication Hans Tino Hansen & Jim Pascoe
1 Sept 2020 10:00 CEST Barcelona Cargo Theft Threat Assessment Kristian Bischoff, Steve Bacot & Lars Albæk with Laurence Brown

 

Upcoming webinars 2020

 

 

 

Dates Time

Topic

Presenters

 

 

15 April 2020

10:00 CET System Features and Use Ian & Jim

 

 

17 April 2020 10:00 CET Crisis Planning and Business Continuity Henrik & Jim

 

 

21 April 2020 10:00 CET Persian Gulf GoA Dirk & Jim

 

 

23 April 10:00 CET Libya Alexander & Jim

 

 

28 April 10:00 CET Threats to critical maritime infrastructure Hans & Jim

 

 

30 April 10:00 CET Gulf of Guinea Dirk & Jim

 

 

5 May 10:00 CET System Features and Use Ian & Jim

 

 

7 May 10:00 CET Abu Sayef and the Zulu Sea Thomas & Jim

 

 

12 May 10:00 CET Threat to shipping in the Red Sea Dirk & Jim

 

 

14 May 10:00 CET Libya Alexander & Jim

 

 

Yemen, BAM & Red Sea

Western Libya

23 June 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Risk Intelligence will give an update to the current situation in western Libya and explore the impact of some potential development scenarios. In particular focusing on the situation in Zuwara, Zawiyya, Tripoli, Khoms and Misrata. The goal is to inform and reduce the degree of uncertainty for clients calling at ports in Western Libya.

Speaker: Alexander Dimma Nielsen
Host: Jim Pascoe

South East ASIA Focus

ship singapore

7 July 2020, 10:00 CEST
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This webinar will also cover the related consequences for vessels and crew in the area.On 02 June we discussed the spike in vessel boardings along the Singapore Strait and the factors behind the return of this activity in 2019 and 2020, including the nature of the incidents and the potential actions that can be taken by the littoral states to reverse this unwelcome trend. This webinar will cover subsequent developments, some of which go beyond the threats of theft and armed robbery.

 

 

Speaker: Thomas Timlen
Host: Jim Pascoe

VRA methodology

14 July 2020, 10:00 CEST
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How to break down a comprehensive Voyage Risk Assessment (VRA) to ensure your mitigation measures are commensurate with the risk appetite of your organisation. The primary objective of the Voyage Risk Assessment (VRA) is to provide a concise assessment related to a specific vessel and individual voyage.

Speaker: David Friesem
Host: Jim Pascoe

VRA

PortRisk Assessment of Port of Mogadishu

PRSA

21 July 2020, 10:00 CEST
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PortRisk Manager Ian Wilkinson will take us through a Port Threat Assessment, TA, and Vulnerability Assessment, VA, using the example of a recent PortRisk survey of Mogadishu. The webinar will cover:

o Summary of threats and risk classifications within and around the selected port or terminal;

o Description of the port/terminal/area/city;

o Map indicating recent incidents (if and when applicable);

o Brief threat assessment covering the main or relevant threats;

o Current political and conflict developments

o Shipping outlook

Speaker: Ian Wilkinson
Host: Jim Pascoe

WAF Case Studies

28 July 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Further analysis of case studies of incidents which were reported as piracy but have underlying criminality at their core. How to mitigate against getting caught up in such incidents.

Speaker: Dirk Siebels
Host: Jim Pascoe

Tanker Lagos

Libya Ports and Terminals Update

Libya Ports and Terminals Update

4 August 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Update on maritime trading conditions in Libya, with a focus on the conflict shifting back into the oil crescent.

Speaker: Alexander Dimma Nielsen
Host: Jim Pascoe

Illegal migration - the impact to logistics operations in Northwest Europe

11 August 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Illegal migration to the UK from the Channel coast persists and remains a threat to logistics operations in the area. With improved security in and around Calais and Dunkirk Ports the problem is simply spreading to other areas of the coast. Our analysts and CEO of TAPA EMEA Thorsten Neumann will discuss the type of incidents taking place, how the threat is evolving and how to avoid falling victim to a potential stowaway incident.

Speakers:

Risk Intelligence: Kristian Bischoff & Lars Albæk
TAPA EMEA: CEO Thorsten Neumann
Host: Jim Pascoe

Illegal migration - the impact to logistics operations in north/west Europe

Barcelona cargo theft threat assessment

Barcelona is a cargo theft hotspot. Risk Intelligence will take a look at cargo theft incidents and last mile delivery thefts to see what can be learned from them. With numerous incidents occurring at truck parking areas on the outskirts of the city and the continuing targeting of last mile deliveries in central Barcelona the problem looks likely to continue.

18 August 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Barcelona is a cargo theft hotspot. Risk Intelligence will take a look at cargo theft incidents and last mile delivery thefts to see what can be learned from them. With numerous incidents occurring at truck parking areas on the outskirts of the city and the continuing targeting of last mile deliveries in central Barcelona the problem looks likely to continue.

Speaker: Kristian Bischoff, Stephen Bacot & Lars Albæk
Host: Jim Pascoe

Hybrid Threats to Maritime Operations in the Middle East

Dock

18 August 2020, 10:00 CEST
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We continue the look at hybrid threats with a close up on the middle east, a region beset with tension and a growing number of actors looking to assert themselves – both state and non-state. What impact does this have on maritime trade and critical infrastructure.

Speaker: Hans Tino Hansen
Host: Jim Pascoe

Threats to Indian Ocean sea-lanes of communication

25 August 2020, 10:00 CEST       
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The webinar will discuss wider threats to shipping operations and global trade in the Indian Ocean region including both state-level threats such as the potential spill over effect of the Indo-Chinese conflict as well as threats from non-state actors including criminal networks.

Speaker: Hans Tino Hansen
Host: Jim Pascoe

Threats to Indian Ocean sea-lanes of communication

Barcelona Cargo Theft Threat Assessment

Map of Barcelona high risk cargo theft area

1 September 2020, 10:00 CEST
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Barcelona is a cargo theft hotspot. Risk Intelligence and TAPA will take a look at cargo theft incidents and last mile delivery thefts to see what can be learned from them. With numerous incidents occurring at truck parking areas on the outskirts of the city and the continuing targeting of last mile deliveries in central Barcelona the problem looks likely to continue.

Speakers:

Risk Intelligence: Kristian Bischoff, Steve Bacot, Lars Albæk
TAPA EMEA: Executive Director Lawrence Brown
Host: Jim Pascoe

Alexander Dimma Nielsen - Analyst

Alexander is employed as analyst with the focus of Middle East and North Africa. He has a background in the Danish Defence. He has served as a military linguist and cultural advisor in Iraq and as a staff officer with the The Royal Life Guards. He holds a master degree master in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen with the specialisation in International Relations, Diplomacy and Conflict Studies.

Dirk Siebels - Senior Analyst

Dirk Siebels is a Senior Analyst at Risk Intelligence, a Denmark-based security intelligence company where he is responsible for analysis on countries in sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a PhD from the University of Greenwich in London. His research largely concentrates on maritime security issues in sub-Saharan Africa, including the role of ports and maritime trade, IUU fishing, offshore energy production and the evolution of private maritime security providers.

Dirk has contributed to a number of research projects, including the annual State of Piracy report published by Oceans Beyond Piracy (now renamed as Stable Seas). He is an academic advisor for the Turkish Navy’s Maritime Security Centre of Excellence in Istanbul and part of the expert network for CEMLAWS Africa, a thinktank based in Accra, Ghana.

Ian Wilkinson - PortRisk Manager

Ian served 27 years in the Royal Navy as an electronic warfare specialist, working in a wide variety of ships and shore establishments. Ian was the UK’s in-theatre counter-piracy analyst at the UKMCC in Bahrain and attended regular industry forums, as well as representing the UK at the ONI Illicit Activities and Counter-Terrorism Conference in Washington DC. Since leaving the military Ian has worked in Nairobi for a private security company arranging armed and unarmed security and advice to shipping clients transiting the High Risk Area, before starting with Risk Intelligence in 2015.

Jim Pascoe - International Sales Manager

Jim served as an officer in the Royal Marine Commandos, during that time he was heavily focused on counter terrorism both on land and at sea. As well as kinetic operations he held several roles within the Information Exploitation group, fusing intelligence feeds to provide actionable situational awareness. Since leaving the military Jim has worked in management consultancy, enabling large organisations to navigate change successfully, developing contingency plans and stress testing ideas.

Kristian Bischoff – Analyst

Kristian works as an analyst at Risk Intelligence, where he has a geographical focus on Northern- and Eastern Europe. 
Kristian has previously worked as an assistant at Risk Intelligence during the launch of Port Risk, after which he joined the Danish Army for national service. Since then he has been a part of the Danish Atlantic Treaty Association, a Copenhagen based think-tank.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Emergency- and Risk Management, and a master’s degree in Security and Strategy from the University of Exeter.
 

Lars Albæk - Sales Manager and Special advisor

Lars Albæk is an external consultant at Risk Intelligence employed as Sales Manager, and Special advisor for LandRisk. Lars has been working on logistics anti-crime measures since 2002 working in numerous roles including Country Manager at Eurowatch and Securi-Track networks. 

Besides working with Risk Intelligence Lars runs AL-Kon which has for the last 10 years advised companies and authorities on the use of Tracking devices and control centre specifications. 
AL-Kon has also developed customized cargo tracking solutions for larger companies around Europe with an exceptionally high recovery rate of stolen goods.

Lars is originally Scient pol. Bsc. From Aarhus University. 

Steve Bacot – LandRisk Manager

Before joining Risk Intelligence, Steve served in the UK Parachute Regiment and has 15 years’ experience in international security. This has included support for governmental reconstruction programmes, commercial oil and gas projects and NGO humanitarian operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.

With a strong operational background in hostile and post-conflict environments, Steve has focused on policy development, risk and incident management and compliance to industry and international standards.

Steve is an ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP).

Steve regularly travels around Europe conducting onsite security surveys of truck parking areas.

Thomas Timlen - Analyst

Thomas Timlen, based in Singapore, is South East Asia Analyst. His background addressing maritime security threats began in the 1990s as an industry representative with BIMCO. Since then he has been involved with a variety of security related work including research conducted as a Visiting Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He holds a BSc in Business Administration and Management from Boston University.

Hans Tino Hansen - CEO

Hans Tino Hansen is founder and CEO of Risk Intelligence. He specialises in intelligence and maritime security risks for shipping, offshore, oil and gas companies. In addition, he has been advising a range of companies and governmental organisations at management level since 2001.