14 November 2012

Seychelles: EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Relampago Visits Seychelles Coast Guard

press release

On the 8th November 2012, the Commanding Officer of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) warship, ESPS Relampago, paid a visit to the Commander-in-Chief of the Seychelles Coastguard. The aim of the visit was to promote EU NAVFOR's presence and support, in fighting piracy in close co-ordination with the Seychellois authorities.

The Commanding Officer of ESPS Relampago, Lt Cdr Antonio González del Tánago, was welcomed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Seychelles Coast Guard, Lt Col Adeline, and after a conversation and coffee, was given a short tour of the Naval Base.

The Seychelles is an important regional player in the fight against piracy and, courtesy calls are carried out frequently by EU NAVFOR ships during port visits. This kind of visit also aims to improve local co-operation and information sharing between the EU and the regional countries involved in the fight against piracy.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 European Union Naval Force Somalia. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.