Denmark has donated essential equipment to Kenya’s coast guard. The donation is part of helping to lead the countries located off Africa’s east coast to perform their own coast guard in order to fight piracy.
Tools and equipment is highly needed by the Kenyan coast guard, hence it was a content management and personnel that received two containers arranged as workshops, handed over b Danish Aero Commander John Hansen from the Navy Operational Command, given on behalf of Denmark.
Denmark has already donated special tools and spare parts along with a four-week course in Spain for fifteen technicians from the coast guard.
During the course the technicians were trained in maintenance and repair of ship engines.
The cooperation between Denmark and Kenya has furthermore resulted in Denmark donating a test stand, which is used to test marine engines when they have been on the workshop.
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