HMAS Parramatta Secures Middle East Area of Operation

  For many, filling up the tank at their local petrol station would have no connection to the Royal Australian ...

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European Union’s Anti-Piracy Naval Force to Expand ...

European Union’s Anti-Piracy Naval Force to Expand Range of ‘Operation Atalanta’ Activities

The European Union’s anti-piracy naval force, Operation Atalanta, is reflecting deeply on extending the range of ...

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Further Iranian Naval Exercises Evoke Considerable Concern

Further Iranian Naval Exercises Evoke Considerable Concern

Further Iranian naval exercises evoke a considerable concern regarding the potential shipping risk. Upon conducting ...

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HMAS Parramatta Provides Essential Life Saving ...

HMAS Parramatta Provides Essential Life Saving Assistance to Iranian Flagged Vessel

HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas ...

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Iranian Navy Warships Foil Pirate Attack

Iranian Navy Warships Foil Pirate Attack

Several unknown pirate boats were unsuccessful in their attempt to hijack a Saudi oil tanker as the Iranian ...

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Iran Launches Large-Scale 10-day Naval Exercise

  Iran launched a large-scale 10-day naval exercise on Saturday in an area stretching from the east of the ...

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Rear Admiral of Russian Navy Visits State House (Seychelles )

Rear Admiral of Russian Navy Visits State House (Seychelles )

The Deputy Commander of the Main Staff of the Russian navy, Rear Admiral Vasily Lyashok, and a high level ...

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EU NAVFOR to Patrol in Somali Basin During Holidays

EU NAVFOR to Patrol in Somali Basin During Holidays

Anticipating that the pirates will not take a break over the holiday period, neither will the EU NAVFOR units ...

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Pacific Fleet Unit Visits Seychelles for Anti-Piracy Campaign

Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy ...

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EUNAVFOR Flagship SPS PATIÑO Replenishes NATO Frigate ...

EUNAVFOR Flagship SPS PATIÑO Replenishes NATO Frigate ABSALON at Sea

On the morning of 17 December, following coordination between the staffs in Task Force 508 and 465, EUNAVFOR ...

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HMS Somerset Visits Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

HMS Somerset Visits Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset visited Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to help celebrate the country’s 50th ...

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SPS Patino Eescorts Convoy of Humanitarian Aid Ships ...

SPS Patino Eescorts Convoy of Humanitarian Aid Ships into Somalia

The Spanish auxiliary oiler and replenishment ship, the SPS PATINO, Flagship of the European Union Naval Force ...

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Djibouti: EUNAVFOR Commanders Visit NATO Operation ...

EUNAVFOR Commanders Visit NATO Operation Ocean Shield Force Commander

Deputy Commander Operation ATALANTA Rear Admiral Christian Canova and newly appointed EUNAVFOR Force Commander ...

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Nigerian Navy Ship Thunder Arrives in Nigeria Soon

Nigerian Navy Ship Thunder Arrives in Nigeria Soon

Nigerian Navy Ship Thunder (NNS Thunder) has reached the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on her way to Nigeria. ...

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EU NAVFOR Trains African Mission in Somalia Vessel ...

EU NAVFOR Trains African Mission in Somalia Vessel Protection Detachment Troops

A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) received vessel protection ...

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Djibouti: EU NAVFOR Transfers Six Powerful Outboard Motors

In Djibouti on 7 December, RAdm Christian Canova FRAN, Deputy Commander EU NAVFOR, transferred six powerful ...

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NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to ...

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Somali Pirates Obtained over USD 135 Million Ransoms in ...

Somali Pirates Obtained over USD 135 Million Ranssoms in 2011, Admiral Says

The current year has brought a record-breaking income to Somali pirates hijacking ships and crews for ransom, said ...

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Russia: Navy Dispatches Another Anti-Piracy Force to ...

Navy Dispatches Another Anti-Piracy Force to Gulf of Aden

Farewell ceremony of another Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker ...

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Members from MCAST Command Complete Visit to Monrovia, ...

Members from Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command, assigned to the staff of U.S. Naval ...

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German Frigate FGS BAYERN Holds Change of Command Ceremony

German Frigate FGS BAYERN Holds Change of Command Ceremony

In Djibouti on 6 December the Change of Command ceremony of Commander Task Force 465 was held on board the EU ...

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Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Disrupts Pirate Activity ...

Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Disrupts Pirate Activity in Gulf of Aden

USS Carney (DDG 64), part of NATO’s counter-piracy task force Operation Ocean Shield, worked with other NATO ...

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EU NAVFOR Welcomes German Frigate FGS LUEBCK

EU NAVFOR Welcomes German Frigate FGS LUEBCK

On 03 December, EU NAVFOR welcomed the German frigate FGS LUEBCK to EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA. Commanded ...

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PF Task Unit Visits Port of Djibouti

  Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev on Nov 30 visited the port of ...

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FGS KÖLN Conducts Last Day of Operations as Part of EU NAVFOR

FGS KÖLN Conducts Last Day of Operations as Part of EU NAVFOR

FGS KÖLN conducted her last day of operations as a part of EU NAVFOR, after 74 days in the Gulf of Aden and the ...

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South Africa: Sekunjalo Signs Five-Year Maritime Contract

  A consortium led by Sekunjalo Investments has been awarded a five-year contract worth an estimated R1bn by ...

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German-Dutch Investigation Team to Combat Piracy in ...

German-Dutch Investigation Team to Combat Piracy in Somali Waters

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is participating in a new German-Dutch investigation team set up to combat ...

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