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.

Maritime Security Conference - 2021

Maritime Security Conference-2021 was successfully held on 9-10 June 2021 with the main theme of “Contemporary Risks, Threats, and Maritime Unmanned Systems (MUS) in Global Maritime Security”. 

Visit of the Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy, Admiral Mohammad Shaheen IQBAL to NATO MARSEC COE

Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy, Admiral Mohammad Shaheen IQBAL paid a visit to NATO MARSEC COE on 27 May 2021.

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