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

Photo: EUNAVFOR

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

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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587 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

Photo: EUNAVFOR

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

Photo: EUNAVFOR

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

Photo: EUNAVFOR

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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EGV Frankfurt am Main rescues 615 from the Mediterranean

Illustration (Photo: EUNAVFOR)

German combat support ship EGV Frankfurt am Main has rescued 361 migrants and taken up another 254, previously ...

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FGS Karlsruhe heads for Med and Op Sophia

FGS Karlsruhe

German Navy’s Bremen-class frigate FGS Karlsruhe is scheduled to leave its homeport Wilhelmshaven on March 18 ...

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FGS Erfurt welcomes Op Atalanta force commander

Rear Admiral Barbieri (left) and Commander Klitzsch (right) on FGS Erfurt's deck with ITS Carabiniere in the background. Photo: EUNAVFOR

FGS Erfurt has welcomed Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri, who is preparing to ...

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SNS Triglav departs Operation Sophia in the Med

SNS Triglav, Image: EUNAVFOR

Slovenian patrol ship SNS Triglav departed EUNAVFOR’s Mediterranean operation Sophia and headed home after ...

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German patrol aircraft deploys to Operation Atalanta

'Orion' departs for Africa, Image: 2016 Bundeswehr, Sascha Jonack

German Navy’s maritime patrol aircraft, ‘Orion’ P-3C , took off from the naval airbase Nordholz, ...

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Op Sophia: 208 migrants rescued off Libya

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Op Sophia vessels, assisted by the Spanish air force aircraft Vigma D-4 rescued 208 migrants at sea, while they ...

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German frigate FGS Bayern becomes Op Atalanta flagship

Op Atalanta flagship

German Navy’s Brandenburg-class frigate FGS Bayern will depart Naval Base Wilhelmshaven on March 7 to take ...

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ITS Carabiniere receives award for UNFAO vessel protection

Fishing aggregation devices

Italian Navy frigate ITS Carabiniere was presented with a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) award for ...

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Op Sophia vessels rescue 475 persons off Libya

Image: EUNAVFOR Med

Multiple ships from EUNAVFOR Med’s Operation Sophia joined forces for the rescue of 475 migrants off the ...

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