German MPRA returns to Djibouti

A German P-3C Orion maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) and its crew have returned to Djibouti to ...

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EU, NATO agencies discuss closer cooperation in the Med

The commanders of NATO’s operation Sea Guardian and EU-led operation Sophia met at sea on February 24 to ...

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ITS San Giusto becomes new Op Sophia flagship

Italian Navy amphibious ship ITS San Giusto took over as flagship of the EU NAVFOR operation Sophia in the ...

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Italian frigate trains with Chinese, Korean warships ...

Italian Navy frigate and current operation Atalanta flagship ITS Fasan trained with ships from the Chinese PLA Navy ...

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Italian warship arrests pirates, seizes vessels after chase

The crew of the Italian Navy frigate ITS Virginio Fasan has arrested six pirates and seized their vessels after a ...

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Mauritius welcomes its first EU NAVFOR warship

Spanish Navy warship ESPS Rayo, currently part of the EU mission in Africa, recently became the first EU NAVFOR ...

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EU naval forces off Somalia change command

Warships and other assets deployed to the EU NAVFOR operation Atalanta received a new commander during a ceremony ...

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Dutch sailors train with Seychelles military personnel

Sailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy’s landing platform dock HNLMS Rotterdam carried out a local maritime ...

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HNLMS Rotterdam joins EU operation Atalanta

Royal Dutch Navy’s landing platform dock HNLMS Rotterdam joined the EU-led counter piracy operation Atalanta ...

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ROKS Dae Jo Young joins counter-piracy operation off Somalia

Republic of Korea Navy destroyer ROKS Sea Jo Young has joined the European Union-led counter-piracy operation ...

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German tender 'Rhein' returning from Op Sophia

German Navy tender FGS Rhein is returning home after a five-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the ...

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EU extends Mediterranean migrant mission to 2018

The European Union migrant-rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea has been extended and will now run until ...

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BNS Louise-Marie concludes operation Sophia deployment

Belgian Navy frigate BNS Louise Marie concluded her deployment to the EU-led migrant crisis operation in the ...

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Italy blocks extension of EU migrant mission in the Med

Following an EU Committee report into the operation Sophia which said the undertaking is not working, EU members ...

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ITS Espero concludes operation Atalanta deployment

Italian Navy frigate ITS Espero is en route to her homeport after over two months of counter-piracy patrols off the ...

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German P-3C Orion crew conclude operation Atlanta stint

German soldiers and personnel assigned to the P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) detachment ...

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Belgian Navy frigate deploys to operation Sophia

Belgian Navy’s multi-purpose frigate BNS Louise Marie departed Belgian naval base Zeebrugge on Monday to ...

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French Navy Atlantique 2 MPA on first ever op Sophia flight

A French Navy Atlantique 2 maritime patrol aircraft conducted its first ever operational flight as part of ...

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Another tanker attacked by pirates in Arabian Sea

In the second attack on commercial vessels in just two days, pirates attempted to hijack oil tanker MT NAVIG8 ...

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Italian Navy frigate trains with Djiboutian Navy

Sailors from the Italian Navy’s Maestrale-class frigate ITS Espero carried out maritime training with a team ...

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German fleet tender intercepts Libyan weapons in the Med

A German Navy fleet tender with an embarked team of Lithuanian boarding specialists intercepted a Libyan ...

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