Tag "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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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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Activities and achievements of EU CRIMARIO are published

This bilingual leaflet sums up the activities and achievements of the EU CRIMARIO project, for the period 2015-2019.   EU CRIMARIO achievements – Réalisations de CRIMARIO from CRIMARIO Project

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Two regional maritime centres conduct simulation exercise

Olivier Bézier, CRIMARIO Training and Capacity Building component manager, organized and conducted a Command Post Exercise (CPX) focused in drug trafficking to the primary benefit of RMIFC in Antananarivo and RCOC in Mahé. A third player joined the exercise, Mauritius

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Boost for blue economy as President Kenyatta commissions Bandari Maritime Academy

Nairobi, 8 July 2019 – Kenya’s efforts to position the blue economy sector as a key driver of the country’s transformation today received a major boost with the commissioning of the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa County. President Kenyatta led

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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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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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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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