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IMA Webinar Broadcast: 2021 Maritime Security Issues

January 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am EST

InfraGard New Hampshire and InfraGard National presents a webinar on 2021 Maritime Security Issues. The webinar will cover various aspects of Maritime Shipping challenges, to include a United Nations IMO overview of maritime security issues, vessel and crew security matters (piracy/kidnapping), negative effects to the transportation supply chain and end point port security concerns.


1) Intro, Agenda and Webinar ground rules
2) 2021 International Maritime Issues – From the UN/IMO Perspective
3) Vessel & Crew Security – Dryad Global
4) Port Security – Port & Supply Chain issues as seen from a Major Port Perspective
5) Port Security – Port & Supply Chain issues as seen from a Small Port Perspective
6) USCG COTP – CAPT B. Lefebvre, Captain of the Port authorizes
7) Q&A


Fred Kenny, Director, Legal and External Affairs at International Maritime Organization

Fred is a highly decorated retired US Coast Guard Rear Admiral who was formally the Judge Advocate General of the USCG. He was responsible for over 180 uniformed and 90 civilian lawyers.

Mike Edgerton, Chief Security Officer, Port of NY/NJ
Mike served in the US Coast Guard and US Navy as a commissioned officer specializing in security and intelligence. After military service, he enter private security.

Phil Diacon, CEO Dryad Global
Phil started as a fighter pilot in the RAF and has specialized in both aviation and maritime intelligence and risk assessments. Phil has over 25 years in building teams and providing actionable intelligence to both public and private partners, specifically providing this expertise as the CEO of Dryad Global.

Grant Nichols, NH Port Authority, Office of the Chief Harbor Master
Grant currently serves as the Deputy Chief law enforcement officer for the New Hampshire Division of Ports and Harbors (Port Authority). He served as the Detective Supervisor of the Alton New Hampshire police department where he conducted investigations, supervised the department’s prosecutor, was responsible for all community outreach activities and was a team leader on the Belknap County Regional SWAT Team. Grant served 12 years in the US Air Force.


Who can attend: Open to anyone.

Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6888991615520494094


For questions about this webinar, please contact Bill Schenkelberg at bschenkelberg@wapacklabs.com