Welcome to the 7th Annual Maritime Security West

NMIO Call for Nominees for Excellence in the Field of Maritime Domain Awareness Award

The National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) is pleased to announce the presentation of its annual National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy (NMLEA) Award for Excellence in the Field of Maritime Domain Awareness at the upcoming Maritime Security West Conference in Los Angeles/Long Beach August 5th through the 7th.

Candidates for this award have provided exceptional service(s) to their organization in any of the fields of maritime threat collection and analysis, inter agency maritime information sharing/integration, and related system/policy development. These particular services have advanced maritime intelligence programs and improved the security of the maritime domain in their jurisdiction or of our Nation as a whole.

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  • The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach have been the number 1 and 2 container ports by volume in the U.S. for over the last two decades.
  • The Los Angeles/Long Beach Area received more than $22 million in Port Security Grant Program Awards in the 2017 and 2018 Fiscal Years second only to the New York/New Jersey Area for maritime/port security operations and programs.
  • With the critical importance of the ports and its’ proximity to the U.S. and Mexico border, the LA/LB region has been a hot bed of maritime security and marine law enforcement.


The program will be conducted in three concurrent series of workshops, panels, and speaker sessions. This format will provide all participants the opportunity to learn and collaborate in an educational and interactive setting.


  • Drug and Migration Interdiction
  • Port Security
  • Coastal Surveillance
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cyber Security
  • Maritime Border Security

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Products & Solutions exhibition

The 7th Annual Maritime Security West will showcase products, technologies and services that will support and enhance maritime security. The exhibition will consist of 30 companies that have highly relevant solutions and past performances in securing the maritime domain.

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With a marina steps away from the conference hall, we are offer our Exhibitors and partner agencies the ability to demonstrate their technologies and vessels in the marine environment.  The demonstration will take place on the afternoon of August 5th.

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