Fisheries Police Operation off Martinique

August 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – From 26 to 28 June a fisheries police cross-jurisdictional transaction was coordinated by the direction of the sea of ​​Martinique in several quartering areas and fishing prohibited. This operation, which notably involved the Coastal Tugboat Coastal Maïto of the French Navy, the Littoral Unit of Maritime Affairs Thazard and divers of the nautical brigade of the Marin gendarmerie, allowed the lifting and destruction of twenty-five traps. unlawful. Upstream, a registration by an unmanned submarine of the regional coastguard (DRGC) Antilles-Guyana was also allowed to…

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UK and French forces train together for hurricane relief in the Caribbean

September 7, 2018 – One year on from the devastating impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean, Royal Naval auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has landed a team of UK military personnel ashore in Martinique to train in hurricane relief with their French counterparts. Currently midway through her three-year deployment to the region, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship has been playing host to the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Troop who have been sent out to the region to cover the six months of core hurricane season.…

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