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Maritime Information Warfare Conference 2019 -London -November 18-19

November 18th 2019
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CYPnaval Conference - October 2nd - Cyprus

October 2nd 2019
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CSOA First Response Report: Iran Seizes British Tanker

July 20th 2019


February 10th 2017
Investment in a New Technology Platform

Our thanks to our platform partner Wididi for a smooth delivery which ensures the platform is fully configured for mobiles, with an improved easy to navigate menu. Please do check it out, we are keen to hear your feedback.

Evolving Messaging

We have tried to capture the true essence of our work by four C’s, which combined lead to the delivery, Security Through Community:

Connecting the global CSO community
Confirming and reporting crime information
Communicating and championing CSO issues
Collaborating and working to benefit all

We will be working on the content of the website updating the text, adding imagery and content over the next few days. 

Profiled Suppliers

Their support is one of the pillars of our enterprise, so we are delighted to highlight their work in an informal way in the newsletters. This month we focus on Maritrace, who have harnessed smart technology to deliver cutting edge solutions. Read more in our article The Evolution of Piracy .

Ship Safety Forum, 23 January

It is estimated that as many as 70% of Company Security Officers are also the Designated Person Ashore.
This initial meeting in London with key safety information sharing communities (ITSOF,MSF,CSSF etc) and several industry associations was to explore how the safety officers and supporting organisations organise themselves to share safety ideas and information

Hosted by Colin Gillespie of North P&I we were keen to learn and adopt useful techniques and tools for the security sphere as well as explore any synergies with technology solutions that may help. The workshop was lively and even though there are many credible and proven methods in place a few ideas emerged.

Read more here.

Mark Long

We are delighted to welcome Mark to the team, his easy going style and his enthusiasm to create a world that delivers real value to CSOs is infectious. Read more here.

New Developments

Over the next few weeks we will be telling you more about a stowaway reporting project that is evolving with key industry stakeholders, guided by one of our Industry Supporters. It is a good example of how CSO Alliance can drive forward changes as we represent the security needs of 400 CSOs. We are working on plans to share and debate ideas that improve the support for the Administration, Regulation and Compliance issues CSO face day to day, from Ship Security Plans, through to Port State Control Security Inspections. Finally our cyber project, which is focussed on supporting CSOs, is in the last week of evolution. Do stay tuned…..