The pillars of the mission MCB

Each MCB missions are based on four main pillars. The purpose of the mission is to build and develop the maritime capabilities with our African partners.

MCB’s 4 pillars

Pillar defence diplomacy

The A960 GODETIA and her crew represent Belgium on the seas of the world. During the port visits, the ship’s commander traditionally invites aboard diplomats and representatives of various local authorities.

Pillar surveillance

The A960 GODETIA supports national efforts and several international initiatives for maritime surveillance.

Pillar solidarity

The Belgian Navy grasps the opportunity to support various solidarity projects in the countries visited by transporting material aid.

Pillar training

With the goal of improving maritime security, the crew of the A960 GODETIA trains and exchanges best practices with several West African partner navies.

Our podcasts and videos

At every stops we contact local radio stations to announce our arrival, discover our different radio spots.


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