Spanish minehunter joins EUROMARFOR for drills

EUROMARFOR ships during the exercise. Photo: Spanish Navy

After taking part in the advanced multinational mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise Spanish Minex-16, minehunter ...

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German corvette returns home after 510 days of deployment

Photo: 2016 Bundeswehr / Björn Wilke/PIZ Marine

German Navy corvette ‘Erfurt’ returned to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on June 11 after a ...

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German Navy rescues over 500 migrants in the Mediterranean

Photo: PIZ Marine

German Navy’s combat support ship Frankfurt am Main has rescued over 500 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea ...

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JMSDF ships train with Spanish frigate in Gulf of Aden

Japanese destroyers train with Spanish frigate in the Gulf of Aden2

Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently participated in an exercise ...

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Op Atalanta ships train with Seychelless, Djibouti forces

Op Atalanta ships train with Seychellois, Djiboutian personnel

Two Operation Atalanta ships, FGS Bayern and ITS Euro, recently trained with the Seychelles Marine Police Unit and ...

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Australian, French Navy ships in cross-deck engagement

HMAS Darwin and FS Nivose. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Darwin and the French Floréal-class ...

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DCNS delivers first Mistral-class LHD to Egypt

Photo: DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS delivered ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser’, the first of two Mistral-class helicopter ...

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HMAS Darwin seizes one tonne of drugs off the African coast

HMAS Darwin sailors board one of the three interdicted vessels. Photo: Commonwealth of Australia/ABIS Sarah Ebsworth

Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Darwin has seized almost one tonne of ...

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Chinese escort group visits South Africa

Replenishment ship Taihu and destroyer Qingdao (113) in port. Photo: South African Navy

Ships from the People’s Liberation Army Navy 22nd Escort Task Group came alongside in Simon’s Town, South ...

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Chinese Navy ship escorts World Food Programme vessel

CNS Xiangtan escorting WFP vessel Evangelia L. Photo: EUNAVFOR

In a close cooperation with EU’s counter-piracy operational headquarters, Chinese Navy warship CNS Xiangtan ...

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FGS Bayern works with Tanzanian Navy

Tanzanian Navy personnel onboard FGS Bayern. Photo: EUNAVFOR

Members of the Tanzanian Navy were welcomed on board FGS Bayern for a day of maritime training with Operation ...

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NATO SNMG2 engages Royal Moroccan Navy


Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two task unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) recently concluded a busy port visit ...

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Exercise Phoenix Express gets under way in Greece

Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. James Foggo III, right, welcomes attending senior leaders from maritime forces at the Phoenix Express 2016 planning conference at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy. (March 7, 2016)  Photo: US Navy

The international maritime exercise Phoenix Express 2016 was kicked off May 17, in the Mediterranean. Navies from ...

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Op Atalanta receives new Operation Commander

Robert Magowan CBE. Photo: Royal Navy

The EU Political and Security Committee on May 18 appointed Brigadier Robert Magowan, an officer from the British ...

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First rescue operation in the Mediterranean for LÉ Róisín

LE Roisin rescues 125 in the Mediterranean Sea

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Róisín has taken part in the first rescue operation in the ...

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Spanish, Moroccan Navy conduct MAES-16

Spanish, Moroccan Navy conduct MAES-16

One Spanish and one Royal Morocco Navy frigate met in the Gulf of Cadiz to conduct the bilateral exercise MAES-16 ...

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ESPS Santa Maria joins Operation Atalanta

ESPS Santa Maria relieves ESPS Tornado in Operation Atalanta

EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta has welcomed back the Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria. The ship was ...

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USS Stout deploys to U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet

USS Stout

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departed their Norfolk homeport ...

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CMF and EU NAVFOR bolster friendship

Combined Maritime Forces and EU NAVFOR bolster friendship

Rear Admiral Ken Cheong, Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, recently visited the EU NAVFOR’s ...

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Damen delivers ballistic protected patrol vessels to Nigeria

Nigerian LNG Bonny terminal

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered four of its Damen SPa 1605 ballistic protected security patrol vessels ...

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USNS Mercy prepares for lead role in Pacific Partnership

USNS Mercy crewmembers during the abandon ship drill. Photo: US Navy

Crewmembers aboard the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) recently participated in an abandon ...

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German tanker joins Op Atalanta off the coast of Somalia

FGS Spessart. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy’s tanker support ship, FGS Spessart, joined Operation Atalanta on May 11, as part of Germany’s ...

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