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Somaliland Offshore Fisheries MCS

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join our exclusive event for South West businesses to discuss the opportunities for fishery management in Somaliland and hear from key speakers involved in these opportunities.


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  • Housekeeping
  • Welcome - Mr Stuart Brown from Head of UK Mission Hargeisa
  • Introduction - Mr Ian McLaren MBE from Marine Sector Specialist DIT SW UK
  • Reply from Director General Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, & Fisheries Somaliland
  • UK perspective of Somaliland Marine Opportunity - Mr Angus Miller from UK Mission Hargeisa
  • Doing business in Somaliland - Mr Mark Dittmer Odell from OSG Consulting Group
  • EEZ Protection Officers Course UK - Lieutenant Commander Edward Bath from the Royal Navy
  • Offshore Fisheries MCS and Somaliland EEZ - Mr Ian McLaren and Captain Mohamed Yusuf from Somaliland Coastguard
  • African Offshore Fisheries VMS Case Studies - Mr Kevin Jones from Big Ocean Data
  • Coffee Break
  • Philippines Trench Tuna & Value of Fish Case Study - Mr Peter Eade from Vitesse Management Systems
  • Offshore Fishery Management - Mr Bradley Soule from OceanMind
  • Offshore Fishery Patrol Vessel -  Mr Simon Smith from Harland and Wolff (Appledore)
  • Fishery Patrol Autonomous and Daughter Craft - Mr Jason Purvey from Ribcraft, Yeovil
  • Q&A Session


What will I learn?

  • Location of Somaliland, its style and its emerging ambition and business opportunities.
  • How to do Business in Somaliland.
  • The location of the offshore fisheries in the Gulf of Aden and how they might be exploited.
  • The potential style of Somaliland’s offshore fisheries and how it could benefit the country.
  • UK potential business into Somaliland using the offshore fisheries as a springboard


Who is this event for?

This event is for Great South West (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset) companies involved in:

  • Fisheries consultancy
  • Fisheries management
  • Fisheries VMS suppliers
  • Patrol vessels suppliers
  • Rigid hulled inflatable suppliers.

Similar UK Companies outside the GSW may attend too.


Please Note: We will send you details of the online platform and login details prior to the event.


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Business West (delivery partner for the Department for International Trade)  is committed to providing a professional, friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all participants at its events. Inappropriate behaviour on video, audio & chat facilities will not be tolerated during any portion of a meeting or event. It will be at the sole discretion of the host/facilitator to immediately expel any participants from the event if their behaviour is deemed to be inappropriate and/or offensive.


Privacy Policy

We take your data very seriously and are committed to the privacy and security of it. This event is organised by Business West, delivery partner for The Department of International Trade for the SW and delivered by Richard Palmer of Suretrain Ltd. The data collected will be shared with these organisations for processing your booking, managing and following up the event.

The event is delivered on behalf of the Department for International Trade and their privacy policies are available at DIT Personal Information Charter.

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