IMO World Maritime Day 2016

On 29 September, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) celebrated the World Maritime Day 2016. The theme “Shipping: indispensable to the world” selected for the event was chosen to focus on the critical link between shipping and global society and to raise awareness of the relevance of the role of IMO as the global regulatory body…

EU CRIMARIO: Crisis Management Exercise against oil spilling in Seychelles

Crisis management exercises are regularly conducted by Seychelles maritime authorities, with the support of international organisations, namely European Union. The European Union is particularly involved in strengthening the maritime security in the Indian Ocean with EUNAVFOR Atalanta operation (European Navy vessels patrolling and monitoring the IO waters), and the Critical Maritime Routes programme, including the…