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 Royal Bahrain Naval Forces, 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


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 from GCC navies at a time of major proliferation in order to position your company front of mind for plans like the Saudi Naval Expansion Programme II

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

Don’t just take our word for it. See what our past attendees have to say:

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Global Maritime Hub
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RIB and High Speed Craft Directory
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Maritime Security Review
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Maritime Connector
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