NATO SNMG2 engages Royal Moroccan Navy

Photo: MARCOM

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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ESPS Tornado works with Seychelles People's Defence Force

ESPS Tornado. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish offshore patrol vessel ESPS Tornado, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently visited the ...

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Sri Lanka sells naval ships to Nigeria

Photo: Sri Lanka Navy

Having received one of the biggest defense contracts in the country’s naval history, Sri Lanka Navy sold 9 ...

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Denmark contributes to NATO's Operation Ocean Shield

CL-604 Challenger

A small team of about 20 Royal Danish Air Force officers and enlisted men fly along the coast of Somalia, verifying ...

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ESPS Numancia, HMS Enterprise save 436 off Libya

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Numancia and Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise, presently deployed in EUNAVFOR’s operation ...

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Nigerian Navy intercepts illegally bunkered oil

Illustration: Nigerian Navy patrol boat NNS Dorina

Nigerian Navy personnel have intercepted a marine tanker codenamed MT Marina for suspected illegal bunkering of ...

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ESPS Tornado trains with Malagasy Navy

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Tornado, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently ...

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Spanish frigate joins EU counter piracy operation

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Santa María (F-81) set sail from Rota Naval Base to integrate into the EU-led counter-piracy ...

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FGS Bayern rescues 92 from defect boat

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Operation Atalanta’s German Flagship, FGS Bayern, rescued 92 people from a stricken vessel in the Gulf of Aden on ...

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ITS Euro’s sailors visit children from Dar es Salaam

ITS Euro's sailors visit children from Dar es Salaam

During a recent port visit to Dar es Salaam, sailors from Operation Atalanta’s Italian warship, ITS Euro, took the ...

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Lord Mayor of London visits HMS Penzance

Lord Mayor of London visits HMS Penzance

The Lord Mayor of London paid a visit to HMS Penzance recently whilst the ship was alongside in Bahrain. Alderman ...

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ITS Euro trains with Tanzanian Navy

ITS Euro trains with Tanzanian Navy

During a recent port visit to Dar Es Salaam, Operation Atalanta’s Italian warship, ITS Euro, conducted a series of ...

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Operation Atalanta, CTF 151 commanders meet in Salalah

Operation Atalanta, CTF 151 commanders meet in Salalah

During a recent port visit to Oman, Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Kaack, invited the Commander ...

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