UKMTO

AcronymDefinition
UKMTOUnited Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to hosting the meeting, ADPC has agreed to further support the work of the UKMTO and enable its personnel to deliver valuable counter piracy briefings for vessels calling at ADPC ports.
Already permitted to work in Zayed Port, ADPC has now decided, with the container terminal operator Abu Dhabi Terminals that the UKMTO can extend its work to cover ships in Khalifa Port.
The UKMTO also updates ship management on recent piracy incidents or suspicious situations and offers impartial advice.
Already permitted to work in Zayed Port, ADPC has now decided, with the container terminal operator - Abu Dhabi Terminals - that the UKMTO can extend its work to cover ships in Khalifa Port.
Lieutenant Commander Peter Harriman RN, Officer-in-Charge at the UKMTO, added: "The UKMTO has been supporting merchant shipping in the region for many years now.
However, one of the fundamental requirements of BMP4 is that UKMTO is the primary point of contact for merchant vessels during piracy incidents in the HRA.
This system is largely in place but is heavily reliant on international structures such as the EU's Maritime Security Center--Horn of Africa (MSC-HoA) and the UKMTO.
25, 2013) (explaining how UKMTO acts as the main point of contact for commercial vessels and the military in the region).
ADPC and the UKMTO, which is comprised of serving UK Royal Naval personnel, International and Merchant Navy Liaison Officers, recently invited industry and other allied organisations to the Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators Meeting (Mievom) which took place recently at the ADPC base at Zayed Port.
Lieutenant Commander Peter Harriman RN, Officer-in-Charge at the UKMTO, added : "The UKMTO is the first point of contact for vessels transiting the high risk area.