The Spanish ship ESPS Relámpago welcomed the Somaliland Coast Guard (SLCG) and representatives from the Somaliland Ministry of Interior (MOI) on board the ship in the Gulf of Aden. They were accompanied by personnel from EUCAP the European Capability Mission. Working alongside with regional partners’ increases capability to deter piracy.
During the visit the SLCG had the opportunity to train with the Spanish crew. This included a presentation on maritime security and counter-piracy procedures followed by practical training with Spanish marine teams embarked on the coastguard vessels.