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Validation of the IORIS transfer of ownership to IOC

The IORIS platform has been designed to become the primary tool for information sharing and event management at sea among the coastal countries of the Indian Ocean Region. From the beginning, the European CRIMARIO project has focused on ownership and

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Crimario at 1st EU-India conference on maritime security

On the 7-8 February, Marianne Péron-Doise, CRIMARIO strategic advisor, took part to a 1,5 track EU-India conference on maritime security organized by the SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) and the National Maritime Foundation with the support of the EU

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IORIS successfully used during Cutlass Express exercise

Cutlass Express (CE19) was the first and timely opportunity for IORIS to be used on a regional scale (Indian Ocean wide) during a maritime exercise. Cutlass Express is an annual maritime exercise sponsored and conducted by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).

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Will a new treaty boost Africa’s fight against maritime crime?

The African continent stands to benefit significantly from a new high seas treaty; perhaps more so than any other region. The world’s largest crime scene is not part of any specific country, region or territory. Rather, it is the area

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Strengthening MDA in the Indian Ocean

Maritime domain awareness (MDA) is vital to combating illegal fishing and fisheries-related conflict, achieving maritime security, and developing the blue economy. Unfortunately, many Indian Ocean coastal states have low capacity to achieve MDA. They often have few law enforcement vessels

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Cutlass Express 2019 Comes to a Close

PEMBA, Mosambique — Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States concluded the eighth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2019, Feb. 7. The conclusion of Cutlass Express brought several firsts

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