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  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities

    Authorities have reportedly surrounded and detained a ship chartered to obstruct migrant-rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea. The vessel in question is the ‘C-Star’ and was chartered by an organization called Defend Europe which aims to prevent migrants reaching Europe through the Mediterranean Sea route. Authorities have now detained the vessel in Port Suez, however, […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The Naval Service Vessel LE Aisling has detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel approximately 175 nautical miles off the coast of Mizen Head, Kerry last night. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of technical fishing regulations. The vessel is currently under escort by the LE Aisling to Castletownbere and is expected […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities

    The commander in charge of ten U.S. sailors who were detained by Iran in January 2016 was fired due to what the U.S. Navy termed as a ‘loss of confidence in his ability to command’. Commander Eric Rasch who was commanding the Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3 at the time of the incident was relieved of his duties […]

  • 21 April 2014

    The Irish Naval Service Ship LÉ ROISÍN detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel at 4 pm on April 18th, for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.   The fishing vessel was detained approximately one hundred nautical miles south west of Mizen Head and was due for arrival into Castletownbere on Saturday 19 April. It brings to […]

  • 2 May 2014

    The Irish Naval Service Vessel L.É. NIAMH has detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel approximately 100 nautical miles South of Union Hall, Co Cork.   The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. This brings to 169 total vessels boarded by the Naval Service in 2014, 17 warnings issued and this […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained an Irish registered fishing vessel approximately 40 nautical miles South East of Cork. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. AOIFE to Cobh, it is expected to arrive alongside tonight, where it will be […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained an UK registered fishing vessel approximately 70 nautical miles south of Cork. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is currently in the process of being handed over to the UK Maritime Management Office and is expected to leave Irish […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Coastal Patrol Vessel, LÉ Ciara detained an Irish registered fishing vessel approximately twenty nautucal miles south of the Waterford Coast this afternoon. The vessel was detained at 1pm for an alleged breach of fishing regulations, this detention is the twelfth detention made by the Naval Service this year following 901 boardings. The fishing […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. ASHLING detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel approximately 80 nautical miles South of Baltimore Bay earlier this afternoon. The detention was in relation to an alleged technical breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. ASHLING to Castletownbere, it is expected to arrive alongside tonight, where […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Naval Service Ship LÉ Roisín made a significant detention of a Dutch Registered Fishing Vessel on friday, November 22, for alleged breaches of fishing regulations. The fishing vessel was detained shortly after 11am approximately one hundred nautical miles north west of Tory Island and is expected into Killybegs on friday evening. This vessel is […]

  • 1 October 2013

    The Irish Naval Service Vessel L.É. EITHNE detained a French registered fishing vessel approximately 150 nautical miles South of Mizen Head, Co Cork yesterday. The detention was in relation to an alleged technical breach of fishing regulations. The vessel was escorted by the L.É. EITHNE to Cobh, where it was handed over to An Gardaí […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Irish Naval Service Vessel L.É. NIAMH detained an Irish registered fishing vessel approximately 50 nautical miles west of the Blasket Islands yesterday evening, Irish Defence Forces informed. The detention was conducted on the grounds of an alleged breach of fishing regulations.  L.É. NIAMH escorted the fishing vessel to Castletownbere, Co Cork and will be […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE detained a British registered fishing vessel approximately 90 nautical miles south west off Mizen Head, Co Cork on wednesday 21st. The detention was in relation to an alleged technical breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. AOIFE to Castletownbere, and it is expected to […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. ORLA detained an Irish registered fishing vessel approximately 50 nautical miles south of Hook Head, Co Wexford earlier yesterday. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel was escorted by the L.É. ORLA to Dunmore East, arriving in port at 8.30 pm this evening. […]

  • 10 July 2012

    The Naval Service Vessel LE Niamh has detained a French registered fishing vessel approximately 75 nautical miles off the coast of Loop Head, Co. Clare on July 9. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of technical fishing regulations. The vessel is currently under escort by the LE Niamh to Castletownbere and is […]

  • 14 June 2011

      The Naval Service ship LE Niamh boarded and detained two Spanish registered fishing vessels for alleged breaches of fishing regulations approx 30 miles South of Castletownbere late last friday. The vessels were boarded shortly before midnight and detained at 01.35am. Both ships are being escorted under the authority of the LE Niamh to Castletownbere […]

  • 20 March 2013

    Irish Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained a British registered fishing vessel approximately 11 nautical miles south of the Aran Islands on March 19. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is currently under escort by the L.É. AOIFE to Rossaveal, Co Galway and arrived alongside around […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Naval Service Vessel LE Aisling has detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel approximately 25 nautical miles off the coast of Mizen Head, Cork yesterday afternoon. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of technical fishing regulations. The vessel was escorted by the LE Aisling to Castletownbere and arrived alongside at 9pm last […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In two separate operations conducted in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, the US Navy’s guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59), along with the U.S. Coast Guard, intercepted a large quantity of drugs and detained suspected narcotic-smugglers. The team seized 582 kilograms of cocaine, estimated to be worth approximately $11.6 million. Three suspected smugglers were detained in this operation. After spotting the suspected […]

  • 21 April 2011

    On 21 April, EU NAVFOR released 18 suspected pirates that had been detained by the EU NAVFOR Finnish warship FNS POHJANMAA since the 6 April. They were released after requests to a number of states, who were considered to have an interest in the case, proved to be unsuccessful.  The States either decided not to […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Authorities

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 12 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during May 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were six new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during May 2012 and six vessels remained under detention […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    On Saturday, 20 October 2012, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) German frigate FGS Sachsen located a suspicious dhow and detained seven suspected pirates. The German frigate was tasked on Friday, 19 October 2012, to locate an Iranian dhow as reports indicated the vessel to be in the hand of pirates. On Saturday, FGS Sachsen […]

  • 12 December 2011

    India has detained a bulk carrier with a crew of 21 Ukrainian seafarers and two Irish security guards after finding four self-loading rifles and live cartridges, said to be for defence against piracy. The vessel has been named as the 2004-built, 55,137 dwt Genco Provence and the arrest took place in Morbi on December 5, […]

  • 24 June 2011

      A French fishing vessel discovered by a Royal Navy patrol ship to be overfishing hake and using irregular nets has been fined £13,600 in fines and costs. While patrolling along the West Coast, in an area known as the Trouser Leg, HMS Severn made a routine boarding of the Bara Brenn which was fishing […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities

    China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that Chinese fishing boats were harassed and shot at by several Indonesian navy vessels in the southwest of the South China Sea on June 17. According to the Indonesian Navy, the vessel was detained while seven Chinese fishermen on board were arrested. “While operating normally in China’s traditional fishing grounds in the […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK warship HMS Richmond has joined the EU mission in the Mediterranean to tackle migrant smugglers. HMS Richmond has new powers to stop and detain suspected migrant smugglers and disable their vessels. The Type 23 frigate’s arrival comes after the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2240 (2015) which gives her Commanding Officer […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) participated in a joint training exercise with the United States Coast Guard organized by the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Mayport off the coast of Florida, Jan 29. The exercise focused on combating transnational organized crime (CTOC), specifically countering illicit trafficking at sea. Cmdr. Darren Dugan, USS Jason […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The Naval Service vessel LÉ Aisling detained a British registered fishing vessel approximately 180 nautical miles West of the Skelligs. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.  The vessel is currently hauling her nets and will then proceed under escort to Castletownbere. The vessel is expected to arrive alongside tomorrow […]

  • 8 August 2011

    The Naval Service vessel LE Ciara detained a Belgian registered fishing vessel approximately 25 nautical miles South West of Tusker Rock. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel was escorted by the LE Ciara Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford and arrived alongside at a 00.15am this morning and handed […]