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  • 2 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Parramatta, and Royal Saudi Naval Force Ship, RSNF AL-TAIF, rendezvoused in the Southern Red Sea to conduct a coordinated transit on 20 January 2012. The two ships are both operating with Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 (maritime counter terrorism), which is part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) that […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Training & Education

    HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas Eve. Parramatta is on patrol in the Gulf of Aden conducting the Australian Operation Slipper rotation 27 under tasking to Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150). On 23 December, HMAS Parramatta received the call from a vessel 400 […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset visited Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to help celebrate the country’s 50th anniversary of independence on 10 December 2011. During the visit, the Type 23 Frigate hosted a number of Tanzanian dignitaries, and the ship’s company were welcomed as guests of this most hospitable nation, which has strong historical ties to the UK. […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Authorities

      Royal Australian Navy’s Commodore Jonathan Mead has assumed command of Combined Maritime Operations in support of counter-terrorism in the Gulf region of the Middle East. Supported by a team of Australian and New Zealand naval personnel, Commodore Mead now commands Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) after conducting a handover ceremony with Commodore John […]

  • 8 November 2011

      Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship RSS Endeavour of the Republic of Singapore, assigned to the mission-based counter-piracy Combined… (combinedmaritimeforces) [mappress] Source: combinedmaritimeforces, November 08, 2011;

  • 7 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The 7th meeting of the Training Awareness and De-confliction (TRADE) group took place on 4 October at the Operational Headquarters of EU NAVFOR Operation ATALANTA in Northwood. “TRADE is a very useful tool to co-ordinate and de-conflict training by different stakeholders”, said Rear Admiral Christian Canova, Deputy Operation Commander EU NAVFOR Somalia, as he […]

  • 27 July 2011

    Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Anzio (CG 68), assigned as the CMF’s counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 flagship, intercepted a skiff July 22, successfully disrupting the activities of a group suspected of attempting acts of piracy. USS Anzio first heard of the suspected pirate activity after receiving a report from a merchant […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Authorities

      The new Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Captain Jim Gilmour RNZN, is building key relationships as part of the CTF mission to disrupt piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Somali basin region. CAPT Gilmour met with Portuguese Commodore Alberto Correia, Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Authorities

    Captain Jim Gilmour has relieved Republic of Singapore Navy Rear Admiral Harris Chan Weng Yip as Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, during a Change of Command ceremony onboard USS MASON berthed in Djibouti. It is the first time that a Royal New Zealand Naval Officer has commanded a major multinational task force in recent […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Training & Education

      A recent visit to HMAS Toowoomba by Australian Army and Air Force members of Joint Task Force (JTF) 633, has allowed them to gain a ‘first hand’ appreciation of the diverse range of capabilities the frigate will bring to Operation SLIPPER. Led by Joint Task Force 633 Chief of Staff, Colonel Andrew Maclean, the […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) held an event celebrating the culture of the embarked Singaporean staff of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, May 14. Once a week while they are on board , CTF 151 staff members cook and serve traditional foods, and both the staff and Mason’s crew get a chance to relax, […]