Maritime cooperation

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Kicks off in Mombasa

[Source: Kenya Defence Forces] Commander United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Gen Stephen Townsend officiated the opening ceremony of Cutlass Express 21 (CE21) at Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa on 26 July 2021. Cutlass Express (CE) is a USAFRICOM directed annual

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PCG solidifies resolve as third armed service of the Philippines

[Source: Philippines Coast Guard] The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has solidified its resolve as the third armed service of the Republic of the Philippines with the signing of the tripartite mechanism to further enhance interoperability of the Armed Forces of

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Indo-Pacific: Council adopts conclusions on EU strategy for cooperation

[Source: European Council] The Council approved conclusions on an EU strategy for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, setting out the EU’s intention to reinforce its strategic focus, presence and actions in this region of prime strategic importance for EU interests. The

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Madagascar will host the 1st forum on maritime security

15 June 2019 – Madagascar will host the first regional forum on maritime security, to which several neighboring countries of the Big Island will participate, among others, Kenya, Mozambique, Mauritius, Comoros, Reunion and Seychelles. At the military award ceremony to

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Seychelles, CJTF-HOA build partnership

Victoria, 21 May 2019 — The East African island nation of Seychelles is a key partner with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, working towards increasing security and regional stability in the Indian Ocean. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James

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Mozambique and Seychelles Discuss Cooperation

Maputo 21 May 2019 — The governments of Mozambique and the Seychelles on Monday signed agreements on aviation, security and public order and general cooperation. The agreements were signed in Maputo as part of a state visit by Seychelles President

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Africa-Europe Alliance: Commissioner Mimica on official visit to Mauritius, a development success story

Brussels, 2 May 2019 : Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to the Republic of Mauritius, where he met Prime Minister Jugnauth and various Members of the Government. On this occasion, he announced

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Maritime terrorism threats destabilize regional security: Saudi security workshop

JEDDAH 27 April 2019: A three-day maritime security workshop held at the Mohammed bin Naif Institute for Maritime Science and Security Studies in Jeddah has ended, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The workshop was organized by the Directorate General of

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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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France and Kenya sign two regional maritime security agreements

On the sidelines of the Sustainable Blue Economy International Conference held in Nairobi, France and Kenya have signed two regional maritime security agreements of which Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles are signatories. November 28th, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya – Maritime

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