UK Royal Marines Train Together with Seychelles Coast Guard

first_img View post tag: Royal Marines UK Royal Marines Train Together with Seychelles Coast Guard Authorities View post tag: train View post tag: with View post tag: together Share this article View post tag: europe Taking a break from patrolling the Indian Ocean, Royal Marines have been training alongside the Seychelles Coast Guard in support of a multi national counter-piracy effort. View post tag: Coast Guard View post tag: Naval View post tag: Seychelles Back to overview,Home naval-today UK Royal Marines Train Together with Seychelles Coast Guard View post tag: Navy July 18, 2014 View post tag: News by topic UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Austin recently completed a five day port visit to the Seychelles during which her embarked detachment of Royal Marines, from 42 Commando, conducted boarding and security training with a Coast Guard team.RFA Fort Austin is a 23,000 tonne fast dry stores ship which has been providing direct support to CTF-150 and UK ships in the region in addition to front line patrol duties since she arrived in the Gulf last year.CTF-150 conducts maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean to deter terrorism and promote peace and security.It is one of three principle task forces operated by the Combined Maritime Forces, a multinational naval partnership of 30 nations based in Bahrain.Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) is a multinational naval partnership of 30 nations, which exists to promote security, stability and prosperity across approximately 2.5 million square miles of international waters, which encompass some of the world’s most important shipping lanes.[mappress]Press Release, July 18, 2014; Image: UK Navylast_img read more