Project news

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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CRIMARIO meets Eastern Africa Standby Force

During the summit of the Blue Economy in Nairobi, the CRIMARIO team led by Admiral François-Régis Cloup-Mandavialle and Glen Forbes, Principal from Oceanus, visited the planning headquarters of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) in order to explore opportunity of

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Crisis management exercise with IORIS

Short crisis management exercie organised after the IORIS train the trainer course, with RMIFC and Comorian maritime specialists, on 17-18 December 2018. CRIMARIO carried out a train-the-trainers course on IORIS web-based platform, in Antananarivo (December 17-18) for the benefit of

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Maritime domain awareness at blue economy conference

During the Blue Economy conference held in Nairobi on 26-28 November 2018, the two EU projects implemented by Expertise France, GoGIN and CRIMARIO, successfully organized a side-event on maritime domain awareness (MDA), gathering a hundred delegates from 20 countries –

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Visit to EU Atalanta HQ

Marianne Péron-Doise, CRIMARIO strategical advisor, went to the EU Atalanta HQ in Northwood (UK) with Any Freitas from EU-DEVCO (Brussels) on 12 Nov 2018. The visit gave rise to informal exchanges of views on different topics of maritime interest: update of

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Join the side-event: create MDA for enhancing the blue economy

EU CRIMARIO and EU GoGIN projects organise a side-event during the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi. Scheduled on Wednesday 28 November 11:30 to 13:00 at Lenana Hall, KICC, the side-event will cover “Create MDA (Maritime Domain Awareness) for

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Training in Comoros: how the shipping works?

The Union of Comoros is committed to strengthen the security and safety of maritime areas under its jurisdiction and adjacent international maritime areas. The EU CRIMARIO project supports the coastal states of the western Indian Ocean to enhance their maritime

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How to analyse the maritime domain?

The development of the blue economy requires the control of crimes and incidents at sea. As a response, the EU CRIMARIO project advocates regional cooperation and interagency coordination, which are illustrated today in Mombasa by the two-weeks training session dedicated

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