French Navy ships switch places in Mediterranean Sea

French Navy’s D’Estienne d’Orves-class aviso FS Commandant Birot replaced its sister ship FS Commandant Bouan ...

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Slovak military police train for Op Sophia deployment

Members of the Slovak military police have traveled to Germany to prepare for their deployment to the EUNAVFOR-led ...

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Lithuania deploys vessel boarding team to operation Sophia

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has deployed a 12-man strong vessel boarding team to the European Union-led ...

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Austria deploys special ops boarding team to Op Sophia

Austrian Jagdkommandos, an Austrian Armed Forces’ Special Operations group, will embark German Navy tender ...

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Greek submarine joins EU's Mediterranean Sea mission

The Hellenic Navy’s Type 209 submarine HS Poseidon will be joining the EUNAVFOR operation in the ...

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ITS San Giorgio ends Op Sophia deployment

Italian Navy amphibious transport dock ITS San Giorgio wrapped up her participation in the EU-led operation Sophia ...

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French ships rotate in operation Sophia

One French ship was replaced by another in the Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia after FS Commandant Bouan took ...

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Spanish frigate Canarias saves 484 off Libya

In her second operation since joining the EUNAVFOR mission, Spanish frigate Canarias (F-86) rescued 494 migrants ...

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EU, Libyan Navy start second phase of maritime training

Maritime law and operations training that EU and Libyan Navy and Coast Guard started in October 2016 entered the ...

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Spanish frigate returns from Op Sophia deployment

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra (F-85) returned from her Mediterranean Sea deployment after spending four months ...

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Spanish frigate joins operation Sophia

Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate ESPS Canarias (F-86) left her homeport in Rota, Spain to join the EU ...

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German F123 frigate returns from operation Sophia

FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, German Navy’s F123 frigate, is set to return from its Mediterranean Sea ...

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French Navy aviso leaves EU's migrant crisis operation

French Navy aviso FS Commandant l’Herminier bid farewell to EUNAVFOR’s Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia ...

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HMS Echo replaces Enterprise in Mediterranean op Sophia

HMS Echo, a Royal Navy multi-role survey vessel, will be taking the place of sister ship HMS Enterprise which has ...

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German tender Werra returns from EU mission off Libya

German Navy’s Elbe-class replenishment ship Werra is set to return to its homeport in the Kiel Navy base ...

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EU starts training of Libyan Navy and Coast Guard

EUNAVFOR operation Sophia has started training activities with the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard this week, and will ...

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RFA Mounts Bay joins operation Sophia

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has returned to her Mediterranean Sea duties and joined the EU mission ...

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Irish Navy vessel rescues 128 in the Mediterranean Sea

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett rescued 128 migrants during two search and rescue ...

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German minehunter returns from life-saving mission

German Navy minehunter FGS Datteln is set return to the navy base in Kiel on September 30 after a three-month ...

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Royal Navy destroyer hosts op Sophia commander

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond that recently joined Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean, hosted ...

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Spanish frigates alternate in operation Sophia

Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate Navarra departed Naval Base Rota to relieve sister-ship Reina Sofía ...

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