AGENOR, the European mission in the Persian Gulf, is the military component of the European Maritime Surveillance Initiative in the Strait of Hormuz (EMASOH).
Its aim is to preserve freedom of navigation in this sensitive area, which is essential for trade and energy supplies to Europe. AGENOR deploys surface ships and air assets to ensure a presence and surveillance of the area in accordance with international law, to ensure the freedom of navigation.
The MICA Center, a french centre dedicated to maritime security, has naturally developed a close cooperation with AGENOR, of which France is a framework nation.
Thanks to its Centre de Coopération Navale (C2N), which is in charge of voluntary maritime cooperation (CNV), the MICA Center ensures and facilitates the daily contacts between shipping companies and civilian ships and this European military operation.
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