EUNVFOR Provides Seychelles Training

Continues training efforts with regional forces. 

EU Warship Provides Seychelles CG Training

By George Backwell

EU Naval Force Warship ‘FGS Berlin’ has conducted local maritime capacity building in the Seychelles informs EUCAP Nestor.

Three Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) activities have taken place during EU Naval Force Warship FGS Berlin’s recent port visit to the Seychelles. LMCB are conducted by the European Union  to build the capacity of security forces of regional partners in the fight against piracy, supporting further training provided by EUCAP Nestor.

First, firefighting training was conducted for the Seychelles Coast Guard. This included instructions on the right use of various fire extinguishers, techniques how to open (hot) doors, and the different use of members of the firefighting team.

Second, Seychelles Coast Guard personnel attended a one day workshop focusing on handling medical emergencies onboard maritime vessels. This workshop included methods of finding a casualty / injured person, first aid training, how to handle and transport a patient, how to help a person after near drowning and hypothermia as well as how to deal with a person in shock.

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Source: marinelink.com

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