US, France, UK forces hone amphibious skills off Djibouti

Ships and personnel from U.S., UK and France have kicked off the two-week multilateral amphibious ...

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Indian, Chinese Navy fight off pirate attack off Somalia

Indian and Chinese Navy ships prevented pirates from hijacking a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden late on April ...

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Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft Contingents handover ...

The Spanish Orion Air Contingent XXVII, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Manuel Arozamena Sanz, has completed a ...

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EU NAVFOR reinforces need for vigilance at sea

Following the pirating of an Indian registered cargo dhow off the coast of Somalia on Saturday 1 April 2017, EU ...

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UPDATE: EU Navfor confirms Indian dhow seized by pirates

EU Naval Force can confirm that an Indian registered cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on 01 April and is ...

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Somali pirates hijack another ship, demand ransom

Somali pirates hijacked a small boat with a crew of 11 Indian sailors off the coast of Somalia and are demanding ...

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Gallery: ESPS Galicia's Scan Eagle UAV helps track pirates

Photos: EUNAVFOR Spanish Navy’s counter-piracy efforts off the Horn of Africa are enhanced by the presence of ...

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Italian Navy frigate joins operation Atalanta

Italian Navy’s Maestrale-class frigate ITS Espero has joined the EU’s counter piracy mission off the ...

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Gulf of Guinea drill Obangame Express kicks off

Navies and maritime security forces from Europe, South America, the United States, and Gulf of Guinea nations began ...

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ESPS Relampago returns from 6-month counter-piracy mission

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Relámpago returned home on March 16, concluding a six-month deployment ...

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Somali pirates release hijacked tanker without ransom

Somali pirates on Thursday released the fuel tanker Aris 13 and its crew, the EU Naval Force (Somalia) confirmed. ...

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Nigeria orders additional Damen patrol vessels

Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited, an oil company security services provider, has ...

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Pirates demand ransom in first Somali hijacking since 2012

For the first time since 2012, Somali pirates hijacked a tanker on March 13 off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval ...

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German, South African Navy conclude drills in Baltic Sea

South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola and two German Navy ships returned to the port of Warnemünde on March 10, ...

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TKMS to support work on South African frigates, submarines

South African defense contractor Denel has teamed up with German ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for joint work on ...

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Chinese, EU counter-piracy commanders meet in Gulf of Aden

European and Chinese counter-piracy task group commanders met in the Gulf of Aden during their regular patrols. The ...

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Canadian, Tunisian Navy boarding parties train in Tunisia

Royal Canadian Navy specialists in boarding at sea met with their Tunisian counterparts for four days of training ...

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ROKS Choi Young joins counter-piracy operation Atalanta

Republic of Korea Navy destroyer Choi Young officially joined operation Atalanta welcoming aboard the ...

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Spanish patrol vessel deploys to Africa

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel Vigía set sail from Cadiz to conduct a series of activities in Africa as part ...

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Spain takes helm of counter-piracy mission off Africa

Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas assumed the role of force commander of the European ...

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