Spanish Navy’s Infanta Cristina Joins Operation ...

Spanish Navy's Infanta Cristina Joins Operation Atalanta

Spanish Navy’s Descubierta class patrol vessel Infanta Cristina (P-77) deployed for EU Naval Force’s ...

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ESPS Rayo Strengthens Ties with Somali Fishermen

ESPS Rayo Strengthens Ties with Somali Fishermen

On Monday 16th February, during one of her counter-piracy patrols in the Somali Basin, EU Naval Force Warship, ESPS ...

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Nigerian Navy to Commission Four Warships

Nigerian Navy to Commission Four Warships

Four warships, which have recently been delivered to the Nigerian Navy, will be commissioned tomorrow, Thursday, ...

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HNLMS Johan De Witt Hosts Chinese Rear Admiral

HNLMS Johan De Witt Hosts Chinese Rear Admiral

On Tuesday 16 February, EU Naval Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren, hosted the Commander of the Chinese ...

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EUNAVFOR Commander Calls On Spanish Orion Detachment

EUNAVFOR Commander Calls On Spanish Orion Detachment

On Monday 16 February the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren (Swedish Navy), paid a ...

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FNS La Grandiere Docks in Richards Bay, South Africa

FNS La Grandiere Docks in Richards Bay, South Africa

The French Naval Ship (FNS) La Grandiere visited the port of Richards Bay, South Africa, from 14 to 18 February ...

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French Navy’s Siroco Starts Final Mission

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French Navy’s Foudre-class amphibious assault ship Siroco (L9012) officially deployed on Sunday, February ...

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EUNAVFOR: Sweden and The Netherlands Fight Pirates

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On Tuesday 10 February, Royal Netherlands Navy warship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, joined the EU Naval Force. The ...

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HNLMS Johan de Witt, JS Harusame Rendezvous in the Gulf ...

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On Sunday 15 February, the EU Naval Force flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, and Japanese warship, JS Harusame, met at ...

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South African Navy Orders T-ACT from OSI

South African Navy Orders T-ACT from OSI

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) was awarded a contract to provide the South African Navy with Tactical-Asset Control and ...

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IOM Calls for Necessary Actions to Deal with Migrants

IOM Calls for Necessary Actions to Deal with Migrants

As violence escalates in Libya, IOM is calling on world governments to act swiftly to face the growing threat to ...

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French Frigate Guépratte Responds to Distress Call

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On 5 February, while conducting maritime security and counter-terrorism operations under Combined Maritime Forces ...

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Sweden Takes Command of EU Naval Force

Sweden Takes Command of EU Naval Force

On Friday, February 13, 2015, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren from the Royal Swedish Navy assumed command of Operation ...

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Italian Coast Guard Saves More Than 2000 Migrants

Italian Coast Guard Saves More Than 2000 Migrants

The Italian Navy and Coast Guard saved more than 2000 migrants in a major rescue operation conducted yesterday. A ...

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Most Read News, February 9 – 15, 2015

Most Read News, February 9 – 15, 2015

US Navy Names New Virginia-Class Submarine US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently announced that SSN 795, a ...

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Spanish Marines Take Part in APS 2015 aboard USNS Spearhead

Spanish Marines Take Part in APS 2015 aboard USNS Spearhead

On Saturday, a group of five Spanish Marine Corps from the ‘Tercio de Armada’ departed from Morón Air Base towards ...

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TCG Buyukada, International Naval Forces Engage in Exercises

TCG BUYUKADA Exercising with Int CP Forces

This week, warship TCG Buyukada (F-512), employed in the NATO counter piracy operation Ocean Shield, conducted ...

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Deputy Secretary General of EEAS Boards ESPS Rayo

Deputy Secretary General of EEAS Boards ESPS Rayo

During her recent port visit to the Seychelles EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, welcomed on board the Deputy ...

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ESPS Rayo Hosts EU Naval Force Deputy Commander

ESPS Rayo Hosts EU Naval Force Deputy Commander

During her visit to Port Victoria, Seychelles, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, hosted the Deputy Commander of ...

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HMS Dragon Visits Simon’s Town, South Africa

HMS Dragon Visits Simon’s Town, South Africa

Royal Navy’s destroyer HMS Dragon arrived in Simon’s Town, South Africa, on Friday, February 6, 2015. The ...

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Mediterranean Sea Tragedy: 300 Migrants Missing

Mediterranean Sea Tragedy 300 Migrants Missing

The UN refugee agency reported that some 300 people are confirmed missing after the tragedy in the Mediterranean ...

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ESPS Rayo Conducts Local Maritime Training in Seychelles

ESPS Rayo Conducts Local Maritime Training in Seychelles

On Friday 6 February, during her visit to Port Victoria, Seychelles, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, conducted ...

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ITS Andrea Doria Helps Injured Seafarer

ITS Andrea Doria Helps Injured Seafarer

On Sunday 7 February 2015, the EU Naval Force counter-piracy flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, provided urgent medical ...

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TCG Buyukada Becomes Part of NATO’s Ocean Shield

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Turkish Navy’s Corvette TCG Buyukada (F-512) joined NATO’s counter piracy Operation Ocean Shield on Friday, ...

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Cutlass Express: USS Simpson Plays the Bad Guy

Cutlass Express USS Simpson Plays the Bad Guy

US Navy’s USS Simpson (FFG 56), an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate, engaged in ...

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Denmark Presents New Anti-Piracy Strategy

Denmark Presents New Anti-Piracy Strategy

The Danish government recently announced its new anti-piracy strategy.  Covering a period from 2015 until 2018, ...

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JS Harusame Advises Omani Fishermen on Piracy Issues

JS Harusame Advises Omani Fishermen on Piracy Issues

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship, Japanese Ship Harusame, engaged with local fishermen during a recent ...

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