German Navy tanker to return from counter piracy mission

Spessart refuels FGS Bayern and ITS Euro during one of the replenishment at sea maneuvers. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy tanker Spessart (A1442) is scheduled to return to Navy Base Kiel on August 26 after spending 88 days ...

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ESPS Santa Maria marines train for WFP protection

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Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian ...

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Pirate fighters meet off Somali coast

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Whilst on counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia recently, operation Atalanta’s Force Commander hosted the ...

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Operation Atalanta flagship conducts first RAS in theatre

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Operation Atalanta warships are on patrol around the clock off the coast of Somalia to keep the seas safe from ...

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German tanker Spessart departs EU mission off Africa

FGS Spessart. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy’s Rhön-class tanker FGS Spessart has left the EU Naval Force and Operation Atalanta fighting ...

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Op Sophia vessels save 20,000 lives in Mediterranean

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Spanish frigate ESPS Reina Sofia and British survey vessel HMS Ocean saved 719 lives on July 19, thereby bringing ...

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Spanish frigate saves 220 in two rescue operations off Libya

Spanish frigate saves 220 in two rescue operations off Libya

Spanish Navy frigate Reina Sofia saved 121 migrants on July 12 and another 120 just the day after. The migrant ...

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Authorities nab suspected smugglers in the Mediterranean

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European naval units on Saturday apprehended three persons off the coast of Libya suspected of organizing migrant ...

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Op Atalanta flagship hosts Somali Deputy Prime Minister

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During FGS Bayern’s recent port visit to Djibouti, Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Kaack, ...

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EUNAVFOR, CMF aircraft meet over Gulf of Aden

A Japanese MPRA is seen over the wing of the Spanish P-3. Photo: EUNAVFOR

The Spanish Air Force’s P-3 maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA), currently deployed to Djibouti as ...

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German ships save 701 migrants in the Mediterranean

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Two new members of the Operation Sophia taskforce, German Navy ships Datteln und Werra, saved 701 migrants from the ...

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German frigate Karlsruhe leaves Op Sophia

FGS Karlsruhe (F 212). Photo: EUNAVFOR

Having spent more than 2 months in the Central Mediterranean Sea as part of EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia efforts ...

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UN authorizes interception of vessels in Libyan waters

Operation Sophia ships during one of the rescue missions off the Libyan Coast. Photo: EUNAVFOR

The UN Security Council authorized member states’ ships to “use all measures” to intercept ...

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FGS Bayern works with Tanzanian Navy

Tanzanian Navy personnel onboard FGS Bayern. Photo: EUNAVFOR

Members of the Tanzanian Navy were welcomed on board FGS Bayern for a day of maritime training with Operation ...

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FGS Bayern rescues 92 from defect boat

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

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587 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

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European naval vessels rescued a total of 587 migrants trying to reach Europe in five unseaworthy boats. In the ...

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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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EU High Representative visits Operation Sophia flagship

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High Representative of the European Union and Vice President of the European Commission, Federica ...

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Italian aircraft carrier medics perform surgery at sea

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The medical team aboard the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour has performed a surgical operation on a migrant ...

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German corvette leaves EUNAVFOR's Operation Sophia

FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Photo: Presse- und Informationszentrum Marine

German Navy corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein has bid farewell to ships from EUNAVFOR’s operation in the ...

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EUNAVFOR boasts Op Sophia results

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Since EUNAVFOR’s mission to tackle human trafficking and smuggling in the Central Mediterranean Sea and off ...

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