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Transregional cooperation promoted by SEACOP

Transregional cooperation is a key principal of SEACOP V’s project. Operating across three world regions (Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean) faced with similar difficulties, we strive to enhance partnerships, information sharing and opportunities for joint maritime operations between different countries. Last week, the project organised a visit of the intelligence centre of the Armada Nacional…

SEACOP holds two-week training in Barbados

A week of mentoring for the Joint Maritime Control Unit of Barbados 🇧🇧 kicked off yesterday in Bridgetown. Aimed at strengthening the capacities of the JMCU personnel, the mentoring follows a 5-day training course delivered last week by SEACOP’s Deputy Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean Benoit Verniquet. “We started last week at the Coastguard Training Centre at HMBS…

Prime Minister, SEACOP sign MoU on cooperation against illicit maritime trade

St Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown, 2 June 2022 – Dr. The Honourable Ralph Everard Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the EU-funded project SEACOP, in order to pursue cooperation in the fight against illicit maritime trade. During an official signing ceremony held in…

News briefing – Week of 23 May

23/05 EUROPOL’ s operation: Nearly 40 tonnes of counterfeit cigarettes were seized in France. The investigation, involving several customs services and the assistance of the French network of customs attachés (especially in Dubai), led to the seizure of 40 tonnes of counterfeit cigarettes in the Marseille and Paris regions. 23/05 Trafficking of Illegal Firearms Severely…

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SEACOP, Peru sign MoU to ratify commitment to fight illicit drug trafficking

Lima, 25 May 2022 – The EU-funded project SEACOP V and the National Commission for Drug-free Life and Development (DEVIDA) of Peru, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue cooperation in the fight against illicit maritime trade. Represented by Ricardo Antonio Soberón Garrido, Executive President of DEVIDA, and SEACOP Project Director Dominique Bucas, and in the presence…