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Maritime security the Seychelles way

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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...

Seychelles receives patrol boats from Sri Lanka

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The Seychelles Coast Guard has taken delivery of two Wave Rider inshore patrol boats from Sri Lanka, and will use them for maritime surveillance. The...

Anti-piracy training in the Seychelles

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For over 10 years, piracy has been successfully combated by an international "˜coalition of the willing', achieving great success in the Indian Ocean. Ships...

India donates Do 228 to the Seychelles

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The Indian government has donated a Dornier 228 aircraft to the Seychelles Coast Guard for use in maritime surveillance and patrol operations. The...

Seychelles parliament blocks planned Indian naval base

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Seychelles parliament will not ratify a pact allowing India to build naval facilities on one of the archipelago's islands, a top foreign...

Seychelles cancels agreement for the establishment of Indian naval base

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Seychelles President Danny Faure says his government has cancelled the security cooperation agreement signed early this year for the establishment of an...

Seychelles and France enhance military cooperation

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On 29 May Seychelles President Danny Faure received Brigadier General Éric Vidaud, Superior Commander of the French Armed Forces in the southern...

Piracy prosecution training in Seychelles

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While pirate attacks have all but become a forgotten issue off the African east coast, the follow-up as far as successful prosecution...

Exercise Cutlass Express 2018 closes

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Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations, concluded the...

India boosts maritime reach with Seychelles pact to build naval facilities

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India has signed a 20-year pact with the Seychelles to build an airstrip and a jetty for its navy in the island...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...