SEACOP V, port cooperation project against maritime trafficking

Following the success achieved in the four previous phases of SEACOP, the European Union is funding a fifth phase of this project that aims to provide support in the fight against illicit maritime trafficking and associated criminal networks in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, using an approach which respects human rights. 

Expertise France is implementing this project with the collaboration of FIIAPP whose specific objectives are: 

  • To strengthen the effectiveness of the maritime intelligence and maritime control network 
  • To integrate knowledge and experiences concerning maritime threats and bans derived from illicit trafficking routes 
  • To improve cooperation and information exchange at the national, regional and trans-regional levels including EUROPOL and FRONTEX 

  • Project data

  • Countries

    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Panama, Peru.

  • Sector

    Seguridad, paz y desarrollo

  • Total budget

    5.000.000,00 €

  • Financer

    Unión Europea

  • Collaborating Spanish institution

    Ministerio del Interior

  • Date

    Start - 01/05/2021
    End - 30/10/2023

  • Partners

    CIVIPOL, Policía judiciaria de Portugal, United Kingdom Border Force (UKBF), French Customs (DGDDI), Directorate of security and Defense Cooperation (DCSD), Maritime Analysis and Operation Centre – Narcotics (MAOC), National Crime Agency (NCA), European Border and Cost Guard Agency (FRONTEX)


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