SEACOP holds regional meeting of Maritime Intelligence Units

The regional meeting of Latin American Maritime Intelligence Units took place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on 22-24 June. The event was attended by the Director of SEACOP, who opened the meeting, the Colombian Foreign Ministry, senior representatives of the Colombian Navy and Police and a special video by the Ambassador of the European Union…

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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…

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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…

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SEACOP holds 4th Coordination Committee

SEACOP kicks off its 4th coordination committee in FIIAPP’s HQ in Madrid, Spain where the team will discuss the upcoming progress report, activities conducted over the past year, and implementation progress.The meeting also seeks to review and assess the project’s strategic orientation for the upcoming period. Over the past six months, SEACOP has delivered a wide range…

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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…

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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…

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Barbados, SEACOP sign MoU on fight against illicit maritime trafficking

On Friday 20th May, Barbados renewed its commitment to the fight against illicit maritime trafficking through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of National Security and the EU-funded SEACOP project. In the presence of the EU Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM,  H.E. Malgorzata Wasilewska, the…

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Regional training on Maritime Intelligence Unit concludes in Barbados

The EU Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean, H.E. Malgorzata Wasilewska on Friday closed a weeklong regional course dedicated to members of Maritime Intelligence Units of the region. Organised by the EU-funded project SEACOP in Barbados, the course was attended by 15 law enforcement personnel from nine different agencies in Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Montserrat…

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