Tag: Anti-piracy

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Seychelles and Spain cooperate in fight against piracy

editor editor- July 5, 2011 03:45

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, met with the Minister for Defense of the kingdom of Spain, Mrs. Read More

India bases anti-piracy aircraft on Mahe

editor editor- January 18, 2011 02:20

(eTN) - Last week saw the arrival of an Indian military-operated Dornier surveillance aircraft, which will now be based at the international airport of Mahe. Read More

Seychelles has full role to play in regional anti-piracy plan

editor editor- October 9, 2010 01:37

VICTORIA, Mahé - A delegation from Seychelles, headed by Minister for Home Affairs, Environment and Transport, Mr. Read More

India reinforces Seychelles anti-piracy operations with new aircraft donations

editor editor- July 20, 2010 01:09

The government of India has pledged a donation of 3 new air surveillance assets to the Seychelles - 1 Dornier surveillance aircraft and 2 Chetak helicopters. Read More

UAE aids Seychelles anti-piracy infrastructure

editor editor- July 17, 2010 00:58

The government of the United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement with the government of Seychelles to fund the construction of a new Seychelles Coast Guard base on Ile Perseverance, ... Read More

UK donates patrol boat to strengthen Seychelles’ anti-piracy measures

editor editor- July 13, 2010 05:49

The fight against piracy was given a boost today as British High Commissioner Matthew Forbes officially handed over a patrol boat, "The Fortune," a gift from the UK government, to ... Read More

Seychelles and Portugal intensify anti-piracy partnership

editor editor- July 10, 2010 03:14

Seychelles President James Michel has met for high-level talks with the Portuguese Minister of Defense Prof. Dr. Augusto Santos Silva at the State House this afternoon. Read More

Kenya sets up special anti-piracy court

editor editor- July 6, 2010 06:36

(eTN) Following further agreements between development partners, members of the international naval coalition against piracy, and the Kenyan government, a new court has been set up, which will deal ex Read More

India and Seychelles enhance anti-piracy cooperation

editor editor- June 7, 2010 00:00

“India and Seychelles have agreed to work together in controlling piracy in the Indian Ocean, so that we can try to make sure that this area is safer for economic ... Read More

Anti-piracy surveillance to move closer to Somalian shores

editor editor- April 28, 2010 03:42

Unmanned aerial vehicles, aka drones, are increasingly playing a more important role in surveillance activities to guard shipping traffic against attacks by ocean terrorists, and many of them have bee Read More