MARSEC Partners

In total, IFC has 100 linkages in 43 countries around the globe

Some of our key partners include:

Global Fishing Watch

Global Fishing Watch is advancing ocean governance through increased transparency of human activity at sea. By creating and publicly sharing map visualizations, data and analysis tools, we enable scientific research and drive a transformation in how we manage our ocean. By 2030, we aim to monitor and visualize the impact of ocean-going vessels, both industrial and small-scale, that are responsible for the vast majority of the global seafood catch

Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region

Hosted by the Indian Navy, Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC IOR) was established by the Government of India at Gurugram on 22nd December 2018 to further maritime safety and security in the Indian Ocean Region. The centre aims at strengthening maritime security in the region and beyond, by building a common coherent maritime situation picture and acting as a maritime security information sharing hub for the region. Since its inception, the Centre has established working level linkages with more than 50 nations and multinational / maritime security centres.

Information Fusion Centre – Latin America

The Peru Maritime Information Fusion Centre for Latin America (IFC-LA) collects and analyses maritime information for the countries of the Operative Network for Regional Cooperation among Maritime Authorities of South America (ROCRAM) and the international maritime community, with the purpose of enhancing maritime security and navigational safety, integrating capacities for common maritime awareness and increasing interoperability with other national organisations and similar information centers.


INTERPOL’s mission is to enable police around the world to work together to prevent and fight crime. INTERPOL offer police a high-tech international infrastructure of technical and operational support to meet the growing challenges of fighting emerging types of crime.

Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea

In operation since 20th June 2016, thr Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea (MDAT-GoG) is a cooperation centre between the Royal Navy (UKMTO) and the French Navy (MICA-Center) in support of the Yaounde Process. The MDAT-GoG maintains coherent maritime situational awareness in the central and western African maritime areas, contributing to the safety and security of mariners in the regional maritime domain.

Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia

Launched in November 2006, the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) is the first regional government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia, which includes the formation of the RECAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), an initiative for facilitating the dissemination of piracy-related information. It currently has 21 Contracting Parties today, including Europe (Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and Germany), Australia, and the United States.

Regional Maritime Information Fusion Centre

The Regional Maritime Information Fusion Centre (RMIFC) was established in Antananarivo, Madagascar in 2016 under the European Union’s Maritime Security Programme. As part of the broader response to Somali-based piracy, the goal of that program was to bring together the key regional inter-governmental organisations from Eastern and Southern Africa to enhance maritime security in the region. The centre shares information on maritime security and safety matters within the Western Indian Ocean region, including violence at sea, illegal fishing, smuggling and contraband at sea, irregular migration at sea, and maritime safety incidents.

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) is a global think tank and school of graduate education offering Master of Science Programmes in Strategic Studies, International Relations, International Political Economy, and Asian Studies. Its five Research Centres and two Research Programmes, led by the Executive Deputy Chairman, and assisted by the Dean on the academic side, drive the School’s research, education and networking activities.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been helping make the world safer from drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism. They are committed to achieving health, security and justice for all by tackling these threats and promoting peace and sustainable well-being as deterrents to them.

Virtual Regional Maritime Trade Centre

The V-RMTC is a virtual maritime security network connecting the operational centres of 35 participating navies. Operating under the auspices of the Italian Maritime Operation Centre in Rome since 20th September 2006, the system shares unclassified merchant shipping information broadcasted as a single near real-time recognised picture to all participating navies.