EU Navfor Returns Failed Pirates to Somalia

EU Navfor Returns Failed Pirates to Somalia

On 8 November, following detection by EU NAVFOR warships and aircraft working in close cooperation in the Somali ...

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FS Surcouf Finishes Deployment as EU NAVFOR Warship

FS Surcouf Finishes Deployment as EU NAVFOR Warship

On 10 November FS SURCOUF finished her deployment as an EU NAVFOR warship after 94 days of valuable contribution ...

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Task Force Commanders Meet Aboard FGS Bayern

Task Force Commanders Meet Aboard FGS Bayern

Rear Admiral Thomas E.P. Jugel, the EU NAVFOR Operation ATALANTA Task Force Commander (CTF 465) hosted a visit by ...

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French Frigate FS FLOREAL Joins EU NAVFOR Task Force 456

French Frigate FS FLOREAL Joins EU NAVFOR Task Force 456

Wednesday 9 November, the French frigate FS FLOREAL has integrated the EU NAVFOR Task Force 465. FS FLOREAL is a ...

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Singaporean Navy Vessel Thwarts Pirate Attacks

  Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship RSS Endeavour of the Republic of Singapore, assigned to the ...

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FGS Koeln Disrupts, Sinks Pirate Action Group

FGS Koeln Disrupts, Sinks Pirate Action Group

On 4 November 2011, following a coordinated search and detection by a French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance ...

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Kenyan Navy Sinks Another Boat Carrying Suspected ...

  Kenyan military officials say their navy has sunk another boat carrying suspected al-Shabab militants… ...

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Nigeria: NIMASA Arrested Vessels for Illegal Oil ...

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has arrested five vessels for illegal crude oil ...

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FGS BAYERN Hosts Media Day for Regional Media ...

FGS BAYERN Hosts Media Day for Regional Media Representatives from Kenya, Somalia

FGS BAYERN, visiting the port of Mombasa with the Force Headquarters (FHQ) Operation Atalanta embarked, has hosted ...

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SPS INFANTA CHRISTINA Escorts AMISOM-Vessel

SPS INFANTA CHRISTINA Escorts AMISOM-Vessel

EU NAVFOR warship SPS INFANTA CHRISTINA left Mombasa’s waters last week to assume the escort of merchant vessel ...

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Ghana Navy Receives Four New Vessels

  Four new vessels to augment the fleet of the Ghana Navy have arrived at the Home Port of the Western Naval ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker

An attempt by the Somali pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker was thwarted after the Iranian Navy fleet deployed ...

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US Navy Announces Launch of First Egyptian Navy Fast ...

  The U.S. Navy announced the launch of the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) from VT Halter ...

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Kenyan Navy Kills Six Suspected Somali Pirates

  Six suspected Somali pirates have been killed in a gun battle with the Kenyan navy. The men died in a ...

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Iran Dispatches Warships in Red Sea

  Spokesman for Iranian foreign ministry confirmed intentions of his country to dispatch naval force to the ...

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Ghana Orders Two 46 m Patrol Vessels from China’s Poly ...

Ghana has ordered two 46 metre patrol vessels from China’s Poly Technologies Incorporated as part of a larger drive ...

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Russia: Pacific Fleet Task Unit Starts Escorting of ...

  Upon termination of preparatory phase, Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev ...

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Pirates Seize Tanker and its Crew off Nigerian Coast

Pirates have seized a tanker and its crew off the Nigerian coast, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) ...

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Italy to Use Armed Guards On Board Merchant Ships

  Italy is to station military forces on its merchant vessels to guard against attacks by Somali pirates, ...

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FGS BAYERN Conducts Rendezvous with Dutch Supply Tanker ...

  After several days conducting counter-piracy operations in the area off the Horn of Africa, the German naval ...

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FGS KOELN Successfully Disrupts Suspect Pirate Action ...

  On 7 October EU NAVFOR warship FGS KOELN successfully disrupted a suspect Pirate Action Group’s (PAG) supply ...

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Iran: Jamaran Destroyer Sets Sail for First Mission in ...

The Iranian Navy’s 16th fleet of warships, comprising the Jamaran destroyer and the Bandar Abbas gunboat, set ...

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Tanzania: Navy Vessel Helps Capture Seven Suspected ...

Tanzania has arrested seven suspected Somali pirates after an attack on an oil and gas exploration ship operated by ...

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German Navy Maritime Patrol Aircraft Finishes First ...

  A German Navy Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) has been in Djibouti since Sunday ...

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Iranian Patrol Ships Hinder Pirates’ Attempt to Hijack ...

  Fleet of Iranian patrol ships hindered pirates’ attempt to hijack a Russian-flagged vessel. Speaking at the ...

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High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV) 2 Departs Gambia

  High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV) 2 departed The Gambia Sept. 27, concluding the final training engagements as ...

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Somalia: EU NAVFOR Warship FGS KÖLN Destroys Suspicious ...

  On September 29 the EU NAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN located and destroyed a suspicious whaler close to a beach ...

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