ITS Andrea Doria Meets Fishermen in Gulf of Aden

One of Operation Atalanta’s objectives is to develop a greater understanding of the way of life of fishermen and ...

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TORM Sofia Stops Pirate Approach

On June 28, TORM Sofia prevented a suspicious approach to the vessel by a group of pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the ...

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EU NAVFOR Arrests Suspects from First Pirate Attack in 2014

EU NAVFOR Arrests Suspects from First Pirate Attack in 2014

The French Naval Ship FS Siroco in cooperation with Japanese assets released crewmembers from a pirated dhow on ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Second Pirate Attack in 24 Hours

Iranian Navy Thwarts Second Pirate Attack in 24 Hours

The Iranian Navy’s 28th fleet fended off a second pirate attack targeting the country’s ship in the last 24 hours, ...

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Iranian Navy Saves Oil Tanker from Pirate Attack

Iranian Navy Saves Oil Tanker from Pirate Attack

An Iranian oil tanker was rescued from a pirate attack by the Iranian Navy this morning in the Gulf of Aden, ...

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NATO Shipping Centre: Weekly Piracy Update

Hostages from MV Iceberg 1 Released from Pirate Captivity

All 22 hostages from the MV Iceberg 1 have now been released from pirate captivity. They had been held since the ...

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HDMS Iver Huitfeldt Frees Danish Ship after Pirate Attack

HDMS Iver Huitfeldt Frees Danish Ship After Pirate Attack

The Danish MV Torm Kristina was sailing to Muscat (Oman) in order to perform a quick logistical port visit, when ...

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ITS San Giusto Captures Suspected Pirate Boat

ITS San Giusto Captures Suspected Pirate Boat

Last night EU Naval Force flagship, ITS San Giusto stopped and apprehended a skiff with 7 suspect pirates onboard.  ...

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First Full Month Without Pirate Attacks Since ’07

The surge in Somali pirate attacks has been wiped out completely based on the figures for this month, which has ...

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Russia: Navy Has No Relation to Pirate Skirmish Off Somalia

Navy Has No Relation to Pirate Skirmish off Somalia

Ships of Russian Navy bear no relation to the armed incident occurred on Tuesday off Somali port town ...

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Maersk Texas Fends Off Pirate Attack in Gulf of Oman

  According to Reuters, the Maersk Texas, a U.S.-flagged cargo ship was attacked by Pirates in the Gulf of ...

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Portsmouth-Based Warship Destroys Pirate Boats in ...

Portsmouth-Based Warship Destroys Pirate Boats in Indian Ocean

HMS Westminster smashed the actions of three pirate groups in a fortnight – sending the boats to the bottom of the ...

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EU Forces Obliterate Pirate Equipment on Somali Coastline

Earlier today, following the decision taken on 23 March 2012 by the Council of the European Union to allow the EU ...

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Dutch Ships to Track Pirate Camps on Somali Coast?

Dutch Ships to Track Pirate Camps on Somali Coast?

Pirate camps on the Somali coast may now also be tackled from Dutch ships. The Dutch Government approved the ...

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French Frigate ACONIT Intercepts Pirate Group

French Frigate ACONIT Intercepts Pirate Group

On the morning of 7 April, French Navy frigate ACONIT was heading towards a position in the north of the Horn of ...

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Amount of Pirate Attacks Sharply Reduced in 2011, ...

  Amount of pirate attacks off African coast sharply reduced in 2011, said French defense minister Gérard ...

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EU NAFVOR Warship FGS BERLIN Disrupts Pirate Action ...

EU NAFVOR Warship FGS BERLIN Disrupts Pirate Action Group, Destroys Attack Skiffs

EU NAFVOR warship FGS BERLIN has successfully engineered the release of an Indian flagged dhow and crew, disrupting ...

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UK: Navy Helps Reduce Somali Pirate Activity

Navy Helps Reduce Somali Pirate Activity

Following his posting as Commander of the UK Counter-Piracy Task Group, Captain Gerry Northwood, Royal Navy, has ...

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Military Security Team on Board Vessel Flintstone ...

Military Security Team on Board Vessel Flintstone Repels Pirate Attack in Arabian Sea

On Tuesday 17 January 2012, the military security team on board the fallpipe rockdumping vessel Flintstone ...

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RFA Fort Victoria Foils Pirate Attack on Cargo Ships in ...

RFA Fort Victoria Foils Pirate Attack on Cargo Ships in Indian Ocean

RFA Fort Victoria, a supply ship to the Royal Navy, has foiled an attempt by pirates to attack cargo ships in the ...

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Danish Warship Absalon Captures Pirate Vessel

  Danish warship Absalon captured a pirate vessel; as a result of the operation held off Somalia, 14 hostages ...

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