From 7 to 11 October 2018, NMIOTC deployed a Mobile Education and Training Team (NMETT) to the NATO Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) Regional Center in Kuwait (NIRC).

NMIOTC instructors joined by Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) instructors, delivered a week-long course focusing on Maritime Security.

Twenty one participants from ICI Partner and Regional Nations participated in the training.

This was the first of several planned NMIOTC supported tailored trainings/courses to be held at the NATO-ICI Regional Centre, which was inaugurated in 2017 to support and enhance the cooperation between NATO and ICI partner nations Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.