Tag: EU

  • Shortfall in UK MPA

    Concerns over assets. UK Officers Highlight Shortfall in Maritime Patrol Capacity by Grant Turnbull Senior officers from the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Navy (RN) have admitted that, despite the […]

  • UNODC, EU cooperation

    Mentoring and capacity building. EU-UNODC Cooperation on Maritime Security and Surveillance Shailaja A. Lakshmi The European Union and the Global Maritime Crime Programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and […]

  • IORIS launches

    New centre to boost security. New regional information sharing system launched in Seychelles to counter illegal fishing, drugs, piracy By: Daniel Laurence Edited by: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – A […]

  • Op Atalanta renewed

    Renewed mandate until 2020. EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta: ‘Mandate continues, Business as usual’ EU NAVFOR is pleased to confirm that following the decision from the Council of the European Union […]

  • Operation Neptune underway

    Four suspects detained in the first week of operation. Morocco Joins Interpol-Led Counter-Terrorism Operation ‘Neptune’ By Tarek Bazza Interpol announced Friday it has deployed agents in Mediterranean seaports in eight […]

  • Maritime embraces Galileo

    A first, EU researchers developed innovative technology using Galileo-type signals for maritime surveillance. Relevant authorities will now be able to continually and reliably monitor maritime traffic. Maritime embraces Galileo technology […]

  • Stop selling Libya inflatables

    Sale of inflatables helps smugglers. European nations urged to stop Libya’s trafficking gangs Belinda Goldsmith VIENNA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – European countries need to do more to stop illegal trade […]

  • East Africa talks marsec

    IOC meets to discuss maritime security. East Africa: Plan to Tackle Indian Ocean Insecurity in the Pipeline Arusha — An action plan to tame insecurity on the Indian Ocean is […]

  • EU faces huge Med problem

    Scale of problem made clear. Crisis-hit EU faces increasing numbers of migrant smugglers European law enforcement officials say they are tracking at least 65,000 migrant smugglers, twice as many as […]

  • NK crackdown?

    Despite prospect of talks, sanctions still apply. The US wants to board North Korean ships in international waters to enforce sanctions — here’s why it might not make a difference […]