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Maritime information sharing in the core of Jeddah amendment of the Djibouti Code of conduct

François-Régis Cloup Mandavialle and David Nattrass attended the high level workshop on the implementation of the Jeddah amendment to Djibouti code of conduct, held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 23 to 25 April 2019. This workshop entitled “Addressing Maritime Security

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IORIS at the Comoros Maritime Information Center

From April 29 to May 2, 2019, Olivier Bézier organized and conducted training session for some twenty officers of the new National Maritime Information Fusion Centre of the Union of the Comoros. The session included a practical module on the

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Seychelles & Mauritius: certified analysts in the maritime domain

Mauritius and Seychelles are achieving the full programme in maritime data analysis. The previous sessions were delivered in 2018 (May, June and October 2018); this fourth and final session was attended by the 14 participants who successfully completed the test

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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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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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