HMS Bangor Reaches Libya

  HMS Bangor has arrived in the Mediterranean where she will serve as part of NATO forces off the coast of ...

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UK: Portsmouth Frigate Saves 13 Sailors from Sinking Tanker

  This is the dramatic moment a crewman from a stricken merchant ship was lifted to safety – one of 13 sailors ...

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High Speed Vessel Swift Brings Africa Partnership ...

  High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) made a brief stop in Ghana to deliver goodwill materials and medical ...

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Libya: Gaddafi’s Army Shots Down AH-64 Apache ...

  Libyan television demonstrated wrecks of an aircraft, having declared that was AH-64 Apache helicopter shot ...

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UK: HMS Liverpool Fires Gun to Stop Gaddafi Forces

THE Royal Navy warship HMS Liverpool has fired her main gun to stop pro-Gaddafi forces moving along the Libyan ...

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Woman Officer Dies on UK Navy Warship

  The Royal Navy is investigating the death of a woman officer while at sea on one of its ships… ...

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UK: Apache Destroys Libyan Boats

  Two boats used by Colonel Gaddafi’s special forces were blown out of the water and an anti-aircraft battery ...

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Russia: Severomorsk Boards in Djibouti Port

    Northern Fleet (NF) large ASW ship Severomorsk called at Djibouti port on June 11. The formal visit ...

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FGS Niedersachsen Destroys Pirate Skiffs

  On the morning of 10 June, the EU NAVFOR German warship FGS Niedersachsen detected a suspected Pirate Action ...

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South Africa Orders Umkhonto Mk.2 Air Defense Missiles

  In mid-April, South Africa’s DefenceWeb reported an R 49.2 million ($7.3 million) in contracts to begin ...

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Nigerian Navy Gains Combat Boats to Protect Nation’s ...

  The Nigerian Navy has acquired three combat (mantra) boats to protect the nation’s territorial waters… ...

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Somali Pirates Seize Control of MV GEMINI Tanker East ...

The European Union anti piracy mission has confirmed that Somali pirates hijacked Singaporean flagged and owned ...

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Mauritius Looks at India in Combating Piracy in High Seas

  Lauding India’s role in combating piracy on high seas, Mauritian Premier Navinchandra Ramgoolam has ...

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Kenya: Warship FS Guepratte Conducts Cross Training ...

During her port visit to Mombasa on the 11th April, EU NAVFOR warship FS GUEPRATTE welcomed a Kenyan delegation on ...

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Pirates Seize Italian-Flagged Vessel off Horn of Africa

Pirates seized an Italian-flagged vessel off the Horn of Africa on Thursday morning, the European Union’s ...

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Chinese Warships FFG Zhoushan and FFG Xuzhou Dock in Durban

  TWO Chinese vessels, the FFG (guided missile frigate) Zhoushan and the FFG Xuzhou of China’s 7th Escort Task ...

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Dutch Navy Frees Iranian Fishing Vessel

  Two Somali pirates were killed in an operation by the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp on Saturday morning… ...

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Japanese Naval Ships Arrive in Gulf of Aden

  Two ships of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) arrived here today for a brief fuelling stopover ...

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Chinese Warship Maanshan Successfully Escorts Shipments ...

  Chinese warship FFG-525 Maanshan (CTF-526) successfully escorted the UN World Food Program (WFP) ship ...

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Chinese Navy Visits Elementary School in Dar es Salaam

  Li Jianjun, commissar of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Seventh Escort Task Force, talks ...

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Kuwaiti Navy Arrives in Bahrain Today

  A number of Kuwaiti navy ships docked off the Bahraini coasts today, as part of the Joint Peninsula Shield ...

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Israeli Navy Intercepts Egypt-bound Ship

  The Israeli navy today intercepted an Egypt-bound ship, suspected of carrying weapons for Hamas fighters in ...

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Eleven Indians Released by Somali Pirates

Eleven Indians were released by Somali pirates on Wednesday 11 months after they were captured aboard their ship ‘M ...

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Egyptians Sail Home on Three German Warships

   After being robbed by Libyan soldiers and huddling in a transit camp on the Tunisian border for several ...

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Egyptian Warship Arrives at Tunisian Port of Zarzis to ...

  An Egyptian warship arrived at the Tunisian port of Zarzis Monday to start transporting the thousands of ...

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Korea Dispatches KDX-II Destroyer to Support Evacuation ...

Korea urgently dispatched the 4,500-ton Choi Young KDX-II destroyer, which is carrying out anti-piracy duties in ...

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Indian Warship Approaches Port in Libya

The deteriorating situation in Libya has prompted the government to swing into action. Just a day after an ...

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