The 2021 NATO Centres of Excellence Directors’ Conference under NATO ACT and NSP COE co-chairmanship was conducted on 3-6 October in Vicenza/Italy. MARSEC COE Director participated in the Conference.

Participation in NATO MARSEC COE in the Coherent Resilience Tabletop Exercise (CORE-20 TTX) at Odesa/Ukraine

NATO MARSEC COE participated in the CORE-20 TTX, executed between 13-17 September 2021 in Odesa/Ukraine.

Final Coordination Conference of Maritime Security Exercise-2021 was successfully conducted on 28-29 June 2021 in hybrid format, and a total of 34 participants representing various maritime interested stakeholders from the military, governmental institutions, and academia attended the proceeding/discussions.

Chief of Staff (COS) of Turkish Naval Forces HQ, Vice Admiral Aydın ŞİRİN paid a visit to NATO MARSEC COE on 28 June 2021.

MARSEC COE Staff was offered to provide training by the Quality Management Coordinator of the DAT COE Ms. Demet UZUNOĞLU on the Quality Management System (QMS) and Quality Assurance (QA) process on 21-25 June 2021.

Brussels Summit Communiqué

As it's exactly and explicitly stated in the content of the Brussels Summit Communiqué issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) in Brussels on 14 June 2021; "We welcome the establishment of the NATO Maritime Security Centre of Excellence in Turkey."

Official Inauguration Ceremony

NATO MARSEC COE Official Inauguration Ceremony was taken place on 11 June 2021 with the participation of Turkish Ministry of National Defence Hulusi AKAR, Command Echelon of Turkish Armed Forces, and a large number of civilian and foreign officials participated in the event which was observed by both international and national press.

NATO-Accredited Centres of Excellence 2021 Catalogue has been released by NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT).