Further cooperation on maritime security in the western Indian Ocean area was discussed between members of International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretariat and staff from the EU Critical Maritime Routes Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO).
The talk focused on cooperation with Member States to enhance information sharing in the region.
They also discussed an EU-funded project to develop an Indian Ocean regional
information sharing and crisis management network (IORIS-CMN).
In addition, maritime security and maritime law enforcement beyond the Djibouti Code of Conduct and joint IMO/EU support to maritime security training in the region were highlighted during the meeting.