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PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - John Owen, U.S. Navy Region Europe, Africa and Southwestern Asia team technical lead, discusses capabilities of equipment with R. Lootooa, Port Forman, Mauritius Ports Authority, at a port tour during a Spill Response Workshop in Mauritius on June 2, 2009. The event was conducted by a team of U.S. Africa Command engineers and the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius with support from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa.  More than 35 stakeholders from the islands of Mauritius and Seychelles participated in the workshop, including representatives from the Department of Risk and Disaster Management, Ministry of Environment, Mauritius Ports Authority, Mauritius Police Forces, Fire Service Department, Mauritius Public Infrastructure, and the Seychelles Coast Guard, as well as the oil and gas companies on Mauritius. (Photo by Master Sergeant Loren Bonser, CJTF-HOA)
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - John Owen, U.S. Navy Region Europe, Africa and Southwestern Asia team technical lead, discusses capabilities of equipment with R. Lootooa, Port Forman, Mauritius Ports Authority, at a port tour during a Spill Response Workshop in Mauritius on June 2, 2009. The event was conducted by a team of U.S. Africa Command engineers and the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius with support from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa. More than 35 stakeholders from the islands of Mauritius and Seychelles participated in the workshop, including representatives from the Department of Risk and Disaster Management, Ministry of Environment, Mauritius Ports Authority, Mauritius Police Forces, Fire Service Department, Mauritius Public Infrastructure, and the Seychelles Coast Guard, as well as the oil and gas companies on Mauritius. (Photo by Master Sergeant Loren Bonser, CJTF-HOA)
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