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UK partners Nigeria to strengthen maritime security

A consortium of nineteen strong maritime security industries led by Finmeccanica UK will is coming to Nigeria to share experience and showcase maritime security solutions at an industry day in Lagos on tomorrow July 30, 2014.

The industry day which will be held aboard visiting British Royal Navy ship, HMS Iron Duke is supported by representatives of the UK Government and will provide an opportunity for British and Nigerian security experts to discuss and share experience and help make links to assist Nigeria in meeting its maritime security requirements. [eap_ad_2] The UK team is looking forward to meeting with Nigerian businesses who wish to partner in technology and support solutions, skills development and training programmes which have the dual benefits of providing employment in Nigeria and increasing maritime security for the growing international commercial trade around the Gulf of Guinea.

Companies taking part include Finmeccanica group of companies (AleniaAermacchi aeroplanes, AgustaWestland helicopters, Selex ES & DRS defence and security electronics and Telespazio space) alongside Airbus, Clearwater Tracking, Conidia Bioscience, Control Risks, E2V, Endeavour Maritime, Garda, Griffon Hoverwork, Inmarsat, Scanna, Smiths Detection, SSI Ltd and Thales.”[eap_ad_3]