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EU Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP)
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July 27th 2017
Maritime English Language course held in Berbera Maritime and Fishery Academy
Somaliland Coast Guard personnel assigned to the Operation Room in the coastal city of
Berbera participated in a Maritime English Language course organized by EUCAP from July 15th
The language course aims at enhancing Somaliland Coast Guard officers ability to work in their
Operation Room by acquiring an improved command of Maritime English in order to handle
direct ship to shore communications with international shipping and with the general
The Somaliland officers attending the course learnt how to communicate in English in subjects
such as communications, navigation and boat handling, engineering and maintenance.
EUCAP is a civilian EU mission, under the auspices of the Common Security and Defence Policy,
which assists Somalia in strengthening its capacity to ensure maritime security.