Training

Madagascar: IORIS platform users strengthen their know-how

The CFIM (Maritime Information Fusion Center), brings together the State authorities involved at sea (Naval Forces, Port Authorities, Search and Rescue Centre, Fisheries Surveillance, Environment, Gendarmerie, Police, Customs, etc.). Created in 2015 under the authority of the Prime Minister, the

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Tuesdays Second Chance: Sea King & SAR Operations

This edition, held on 7 December 2021, discussed the events surrounding the sinking of the Fishing Vessel Sea King off the Columbia River Bar in January 1991. The event resulted in deaths of 3 persons, including a member of the

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Tuesdays Second Chance: Captain Winston & Narcotics Interdiction

This edition, held on 26 October, discussed the events surrounding the interdiction of the Fishing Vessel Captain Winston west of the island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean Sea. A description was given of how this vessel had been identified as

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Maritime exercises, a powerful training tool

Exercises are perhaps the most powerful training tool available to prepare personnel, administrations and governments to confront the vast spectrum of maritime safety and security challenges presented by today’s complex world. As the famous Russian Field Marshall Suvorov stated, ‘What

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Tuesdays Second Chance: Oil Spill Cases

Replay of the webinar held on 28 September in association with the National Maritime Foundation (NMF) EU CRIMARIO and National Maritime Foundation speakers have presented oil spill case studies for drawing lessons learnt and discussing with participants from the potential

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Tuesdays Second Chance: Narcotics Interdiction

Recording of the webinar held on 6 July 2021. Case study of M/Y Simon de Danser. The rationale was: Every day our maritime security agencies are called upon to interdict the trafficking of illicit narcotics at sea. Many times these

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Tuesdays Second Chance Series

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”–George Santayana Case studies are among the most powerful training tools. They allow today’s professionals to examine and analyse historic examples with the clinical perspective of hindsight and draw lessons

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Participate in CRIMARIO webinars series #1

Now that the Inception Phase drawing to a close, EU CRIMARIO II is organising a series of webinars for decision-makers, maritime experts and managers of maritime centres of the Western Indian Ocean countries. South and Southeast Asia target audiences will

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Maritime security: The EU CRIMARIO II initiative is starting

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of the European Union (EU) Critical Maritime Routes in the Indian Ocean II (CRIMARIO II)’ initiative, a project developed to support partner countries and organisations to secure sea lines of communication that

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