SEACOP, National Security Ministry of T&T sign MoU

On Wednesday 18 May 2022, a MoU on the collaboration to fight illicit maritime trafficking was officially signed in Trinidad and Tobago. Minister of National Security, Fitzgerald Hinds, met with Head of Delegation of the European Union, Peter Cavendish, as well ad SEACOP Project Director, Dominique Bucas to formalise the continued cooperation of Trinidad and…

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SEACOP, Jamaica Minister sign MoU

On Tuesday, SEACOP Team Leader Dominique Bucas signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of National Security of Jamaica. The Memorandum of Understanding marks the continuation of a long-standing collaboration in the fight against drug trafficking in the Caribbean Speaking during the ceremony, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Courtney Williams, said the signing…

SEACOP’s support to Colombian National Police’s Emerald Strategy continues to yield important results

On 25 April 2022, the Colombian National Police seized about 200 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a container in Buenaventura, coming from Ecuador. Adapting to emerging threats due to increased contamination in the high seas on the Pacific area bound for Europe, the SEACOP project is exerting renewed efforts to support institutions combating drug trafficking…

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SEACOP holds national steering committee in Cape Verde

Team Leader of SEACOP Dominique Bucas and Regional Coordinator for West Africa Eric Wiart conducted a field visit of the COSMAR (Operational Centre for Maritime Surveillance) of Praia. Later on, they organised a national steering committee in the presence of the Director of the Judicial Police and representatives of the EU Delegation.The NSC brought together various agencies involved…

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SEACOP attends int’l seminar on trafficking in Caribbean

Last week, SEACOP Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean Karen Clarke attended the international seminar titled “The fight against cocaine trafficking by sea in the Caribbean” held in Martinique on 28-30 March 2022. Hosted by French Customs and MAOC with significant contributions from partner projects including SEACOP, the event witnessed lively exchanges of expertise and good practices between…