UPDATE: EU Navfor confirms Indian dhow seized by pirates

EU Naval Force can confirm that an Indian registered cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on 01 April and is ...

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Somali pirates hijack another ship, demand ransom

Somali pirates hijacked a small boat with a crew of 11 Indian sailors off the coast of Somalia and are demanding ...

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Somali pirates release hijacked tanker without ransom

Somali pirates on Thursday released the fuel tanker Aris 13 and its crew, the EU Naval Force (Somalia) confirmed. ...

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Pirates demand ransom in first Somali hijacking since 2012

For the first time since 2012, Somali pirates hijacked a tanker on March 13 off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval ...

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Maritime security operations commanders meet off Somalia

Operation Atalanta’s force commander, Commodore Luyckx, welcomed the Japanese commander, Captain Minami, on board ...

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EUNAVFOR increases patrols off Somalia after pirate attack

The EU naval force in charge of safeguarding shipping off the Horn of Africa has increased its patrols after Somali ...

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Op Atalanta flagship hosts Somali Deputy Prime Minister

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

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French warship seizes Somalia-bound weapons

French Navy frigate FS Provence has intercepted a large weapons cache from a small boat (dhow) sailing towards ...

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German Navy ship trains Somaliland Coast Guard

Germany Navy corvette FGS Erfurt, part of Operation Atalanta, provided specialist training to Somaliland Coast ...

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ESPS Victoria scans the coast of Somalia

The Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria, currently deployed in operation Atalanta, visited a total of 30 craft off ...

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Op Atalanta Gets Aircraft Addition

maritime patrol aircraft

A French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance (MPRA) aircraft, the Falcon 50, joined Operation Atalanta off the coast ...

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ITS Carabiniere Meets Fishermen off Somalia

Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, provided food, water and medical assistance to local fishermen off ...

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ITS Carabiniere, USNS Patuxent Meet for RAS

Italian ITS Carabiniere performed a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Patuxent, off the coast of ...

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ESPS Victoria Welcomes Somali Leaders Aboard

Local Somali leaders were hosted on board Spanish warship, ESPS Victoria on Saturday, October 31 2015. The crew of ...

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Operation Atalanta’s Warships Meet off Somalia

Five warships, currently deployed as part of Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia, recently met in the Gulf ...

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Local Somali Authorities on Board HDMS Absalon

Danish ship HDMS Absalon’s crew have recently welcomed local Somali authorities aboard the vessel to engage in ...

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CTF 151 Raises Awareness of Their Mission off Somalia

Turkish led Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has been working in association with NATO Task Force CTF 465 and the ...

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ESPS Victoria, ARC 7 de Agosto Train off Somalia

Spanish Navy’s frigate ESPS Victoria and Colombian ARC 7 de Agosto recently rendezvoused off Somalia for ...

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ITS Libeccio Makes New Friends

Italian warship, ITS Libeccio, took time to meet local seafarers while patrolling in the waters off ...

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Spanish, Colombian Warships Rendezvous off Somalia

On Friday 4th September 2015 Spanish warship, ESPS Meteoro, rendezvoused with Colombian warship, ARC 7 de Agosto, ...

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FGS Erfurt Undertakes First RAS off Somalia

On Saturday, August 22, FGS Erfurt carried out her first replenishment at sea (RAS) since deploying with Operation ...

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