Admiral Pierre Vandier, the French Navy’s Chief of Staff since 1st september, payed a visit to Brest to preside over the military ceremony for the inauguration of vice-admiral Olivier Lebas, the new maritime Prefect.
Admiral Vandier took advantage of his presence at the Préfecture Maritime to visit the MICA Center.
This lent us the opportunity to present to him the specificities of our organisation. These characteristics linked to the peculiarities of the various cells that make it up, such as the Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea (MDAT-GoG) or the Maritime Security Centre – Horn of Africa (MSCHoA) of the European operation Atalanta have been detailed.
On this occasion, the Chief of Staff underlined the importance of the issues at stake in maritime cooperation and highlighted the action of the MICA Center, whose work is essential, as its main objective is to improve security in maritime areas across the globe.
It is thanks to its knowledge, analysis, monitoring and warning work that the MICA Center provides the maritime industry with the assurance of its unrelenting support.