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UKMTO: Recent Incidents at the Red Sea

The UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) manages a Voluntary Reporting Scheme (VRS) covering the Indian Ocean, specifically the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Arabian Sea. This program, in compliance with the Maritime Security Chart Q6099, is administered by the Maritime Trade Information Centre (MTIC) under the jurisdiction of UKMTO in Dubai. To see the…

OP-EUNAVFOR Atalanta Collaborates With Kenya’s Maritime Security Committee On Exercise To Enhance Cooperation In Dealing With Illegal Activities At Sea 

As part of the implementation of the Jeddah Amendment to Djibouti Code of Conduct, countries such as Kenya are actively participating in collaborative initiatives with implementing partners in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden. These efforts aim to enhance cooperation and coordination in maritime operations to combat illicit activities in the region. …

DCoC States and Partners Celebrate Women’s Inclusion and Leadership in the Maritime Sector

Several countries party to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct led their maritime agencies in celebrating the International Day of #WomenInMaritime this past weekend (18 May 2024). Ms. Kiran Shamloll, the Secretary for Shipping Development at the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries & Shipping (Mauritius), featured prominently in a series…

EU becomes Friend of Djibouti Code of Conduct

The European Union is set to join the Djibouti Code of Conduct and its Jeddah Amendment as a Friend (i.e observer), following a formal approval of their invitation, by Signatory countries of the Code through its Secretariat. In a press statement issued on 22 April 2024, the EU has affirmed its strong support to the…

Welcome Message to Bahrain in the DCOC/JA

On behalf of Signatory States to the Djibouti Code of Conduct, the Republic of South Africa as Chair to its Steering Committee is delighted to extend a warm welcome to the Kingdom of Bahrain as it officially joins the signatories of the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCoC-JA). On March 6th, the…