US Becomes a Member of ReCAAP

US Becomes a Member of ReCAAP

The U.S. became the 20th nation to join the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery ...

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HMS Defender to Fight Pirates in the Indian Ocean

HMS Defender to Fight Pirates in the Indian Ocean

The UK Navy’s fifth Type-45 destroyer HMS Defender is on station east of Suez as she knuckles down to fighting ...

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Pirates Board Product Tanker Moresby 9

Pirates Board Product Tanker Moresby 9

A Honduras registered product tanker Moresby 9, GT 1321, carrying 2200 metric tonnes of Marine Gas Oil (MGO), was ...

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Somali Pirates Flee Captured Dhow

Somali Pirates Flee Captured Dhow

On Saturday 26 April the master of a dhow spoke of his relief after 6 armed pirates, who had taken his vessel and ...

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French, Japanese Warships Join Forces against Pirates

JAPANESE COMMANDER OF ESCORT DIVISION 4, CAPTAIN HIROAKI TAJIRI MEETS WITH FRENCH COLLEAGUE

On Sunday 30 March, EU Naval Force French flagship, FS Siroco and the Japanese Navy destroyer, JDS Samidare met at ...

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EU Navfor Saves 880,000 Tonnes of WFP Aid from Pirates

EU Navfor Saves 880,000 Tonnes of WFP Aid from Pirates

The EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta warships have saved about 880,000 tonnes of world food programme aid ...

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HMAS Melbourne Intercepts Suspected Pirates off Coast ...

HMAS Melbourne Intercepts Suspected Pirates off Coast of Somalia

Royal Australian Navy ship, HMAS Melbourne, has intercepted suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia as part of ...

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EU NAVFOR Confirms Super Tanker Safe After Attack by ...

EU NAVFOR Confirms Super Tanker Safe After Attack by Suspect Pirates off Somali Coast

EU Naval Force confirmed that on Friday 11 October 2013, a fully laden super tanker, known as a Very Large Crude ...

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RFA Fort Victoria to Help Australians Fight Pirates

RFA Fort Victoria to Help Australians Fight Pirates

Delivering enough fuel in an hour to fill the tanks of over 5,400 family cars, support ship RFA Fort Victoria tops ...

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The Seychelles: Eleven Pirates Apprehended by HNLMS Van ...

Eleven Pirates Apprehended by HNLMS Van Amstel Found Guilty

On Wednesday, 2 October 2013 eleven pirates were convicted in the Seychelles Supreme Court of committing acts of ...

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Pirates Move Naham 3 to Somali Shoreline

Pirates Move Naham 3 to Somali Shoreline

Earlier yesterday, Thursday 22 September, a Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EU Naval Force overflew the ...

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Lack of Naval Presence in Gulf of Guinea Leaves Region ...

Lack of Naval Presence in Gulf of Guinea Leaves Region Vulnerable to Pirates

Pirates will continue to prey on the lucrative West African oil trade, with more piracy and hijacking incidents ...

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HMAS Newcastle Helps Deter Pirates

HMAS Newcastle Helps Deter Pirates

The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Newcastle has recently completed two successful weeks of counter terrorism ...

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Pirates Anchor FV Naham 3 Close to Somali Shoreline (UPDATE)

Pirates Anchor FV Naham 3 Close to Somali Shoreline

On Saturday 27 July, a helicopter from an EU Naval Force warship overflew the pirate controlled fishing vessel ...

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USS Bainbridge Updates Her Biometric System

The Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team aboard USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) received improved equipment for ...

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Swedish OPV HSwMS Carlskrona Keeps Close Eye on Pirates

Swedish OPV HSwMS Carlskrona Keeps Close Eye on Pirates

 Having joined the EU Naval Force just over a week ago, the crew from Swedish Ocean Patrol Vessel HSwMS Carlskrona ...

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HMS Dragon Ready for Tackling Pirates and Terrorists in ...

HMS Dragon Ready for Tackling Pirates and Terrorists in Indian Ocean

HMS Dragon has used the natural beauty and military ranges of Crete to sharpen her claws ready for tackling pirates ...

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RFA Fort Victoria to Hunt Pirates in Indian Ocean

RFA Fort Victoria to Hunt Pirates in Indian Ocean

British Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker RFA Fort Victoria is heading up the international task force hunting pirates ...

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UK: Royal Naval Lynx Returns Home after Hunting Pirates

Royal Naval Lynx Returns Home After Hunting Pirates

A Royal Naval Lynx returns from its four month embarkation following a unique and successful deployment with a ...

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ESPS Méndez Núnez Assists Super Tanker MV Smyrni after ...

ESPS Méndez Núnez Assists Super Tanker MV Smyrni after Release from Somali Pirates

It has been a busy couple of days for EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez. The Spanish warship, ...

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HNLMS De Ruyter Transfers Suspected Pirates to Seychelles

HNLMS De Ruyter Transfers Suspected Pirates to Seychelles

On Monday 25 February Dutch EU Naval Force frigate HNLMS De Ruyter transferred nine suspected pirates to the ...

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