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  • 16 May 2011

      European Union naval force said on Saturday that its warship disrupted a dhow that was suspected of being used as a Pirate Action Group (PAG… (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, May 16, 2011;

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The funding of terrorism has taken a hit thanks to the efforts of Australian Navy personnel who completed a five-month rotation with Combined Task Force 150 in Bahrain on 6 April. Working under Canadian command, seven Navy personnel were involved with tasking Allied naval vessels to intercept drugs flowing from the Makran coast to places […]

  • 25 May 2015

    U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection crews disrupted an apparent drug smuggling operation approximately 30 miles west of San Simeon earlier this week. A suspicious panga-type vessel was spotted by the aircrew of a CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) on routine patrol in the area Tuesday night. […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s Fearless-class patrol vessel disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait yesterday, September 1. In collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), the robbers were apprehended and the RSS Resilience escorted Permata 1 safely to Singapore waters. All crew on board the […]

  • 14 August 2012

    After a three day hunt by NATO and EU counter piracy forces, HNLMS Rotterdam in close cooperation with EU unit FGS Sachsen, has successfully disrupted a pirated dhow. This end game took place in the coastal waters of Somalia. The crew has been freed and is in good condition. The suspected pirates will be transported […]

  • 7 November 2011

    On 4 November 2011, following a coordinated search and detection by a French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance aircraft, the German warship FGS KOELN, operating as part of the EU NAVFOR, disrupted a pirate action group comprising a whaler and skiff, 50 nautical miles off the coast of Tanzania. On detection, the suspect pirates jettisoned their […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    International ships, submarines and aircraft taking part in the Canadian-hosted anti-submarine warfare exercise Cutlass Fury were forced to depart Halifax Harbour to evade Hurricane Dorian. Ships sortied on September 6, shortly after arriving in Canada, while the hurricane hit the country’s east coast on Sunday. In addition to disrupting the ships’ harbor stay, Hurricane Dorian […]

  • 8 December 2011

    USS Carney (DDG 64), part of NATO’s counter-piracy task force Operation Ocean Shield, worked with other NATO forces and coalition partners to disrupt pirate activity in the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 5. A Japanese maritime patrol aircraft patrolling the area on counter-piracy operations spotted a suspicious skiff with seven suspected pirates aboard and contacted the […]

  • 14 July 2011

      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 […]

  • 13 December 2011

    NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to the Somali coast making further acts of piracy impossible at this time. While engaged in a replenishment at sea, USS De Wert received intelligence reports that a dhow acting suspiciously was in the vicinity […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Russian warships have disrupted commercial shipping in the Lithuanian exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by ordering ships to alter their courses because of naval exercises, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence said. On October 10, Lithuanian Navy Control Centre recorded warships of the Russian Federation indicate six civilian ships in the Lithuanian EEZ to alter their route […]

  • 21 April 2016

    The second pair of Canadian Navy ships to deploy to Operation Caribbe 2016 have returned to their homeport concluding their participation in the international campaign. HMCS Edmonton and Saskatoon made a substantial contribution to the multinational campaign Operation Martillo by seizing or disrupting 3,935 kg of cocaine during their deployment, which began in early March. HMCS Moncton and […]

  • 6 January 2012

    U.K. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has stated that any intention by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz will be deemed as illegal and unsuccessful. He added that disruption to the flow of oil through the strait will impose a threat to regional and global economic growth and that the […]

  • 9 December 2015

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Brandon and Whitehorse recently concluded their participation in Operation Caribbe 2015, a Canadian organized operation aimed at contributing to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Since leaving their home port of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on October 23, the Royal Canadian Navy ships assisted the U.S. […]

  • 10 October 2011

      On 7 October EU NAVFOR warship FGS KOELN successfully disrupted a suspect Pirate Action Group’s (PAG) supply boat, a whaler, operating in the Somali Basin about 200 nautical miles East of Tanzania. The whaler had been located previously by a Norwegian Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) under control of NATO Task Force 508, […]

  • 11 August 2015

    After more than two months at sea, members aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Stratton spent four hours offloading more than 66,000 pounds of cocaine yesterday they and partner agencies interdicted at sea in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew of the Stratton received the Director’s Award for Sustained Distinguished Service from the Executive Office of […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Counter piracy forces from the EU Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) Operation Atalanta and NATO disrupted two pirated dhows and freed the crew taken hostage in the Gulf of Aden. On 10 August, a suspicious dhow, reportedly pirated in Bosaso – Somalia, was located off the coast of Oman by the Spanish EU NAVFOR Maritime […]

  • 15 June 2011

      On the morning of 10 June, the EU NAVFOR German warship FGS Niedersachsen detected a suspected Pirate Action Group (PAG) whilst conducting a routine patrol in the Southern Somali Basin. The PAG, which is suspected of carrying out a number of attacks on merchant vessels in the area, consisted of a fishing dhow and […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Industry news

      FS NIVOSE completed her deployment as an EU NAVFOR warship after thirty four days proudly flying the European Flag. During this period she has conducted a variety of tasks in the force and has always been ready for any duties and demonstrated a proactive attitude to face all challenges in order to achieve the […]

  • 5 March 2012

    EU NAFVOR warship FGS BERLIN has successfully engineered the release of an Indian flagged dhow and crew, disrupting a Pirate Action Group and destroying two attack skiffs. On 28 February 2012, EUNAVFOR Warship FGS BERLIN received a distress call from a merchant vessel reporting that they had successfully repelled a pirate attack in the Gulf […]

  • 9 August 2011

    On the 5th of August, the German frigate FGS NIEDERSACHSEN ended her participation in Operation ATALANTA after almost five month as a part of the EU NAVFOR Task Force. On this occasion, the Force Commander, Commodore Alberto Correia expressed his great thanks for the contribution that FGS NIEDERSACHSEN gave to EU NAVFOR’s mission and for the […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    On 19 March 2012, the multipurpose frigate HNLMS Van Amstel left its home base of Den Helder for Somalia. The ship is set to take part in Operation Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy mission. Before departure, family and friends of the crew said their farewells on board the ship. In the coming months, the frigate […]

  • 12 September 2018

    The German Navy’s frigate Augsburg (F213) will set sail for the Mediterranean Sea next week to participate in the EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia.  The Bremen-class ship is scheduled to depart its Wilhelmshaven homeport on Monday, September 17. Following an extensive training program, Augsburg is to replace the navy’s tender Mosel which joined the EU-led operation […]

  • 10 June 2015

    The designated Operational Commander for EUNAVFOR Med, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino (Italian Navy), was recently received by MARCOM Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio (Italian Navy) to discuss and assess matters of mutual interest. Rear Admiral Lazio and Rear Admiral Credendino have exchanged impressions, focusing on the different challenges that currently NATO and EU […]

  • 28 February 2017

    Canadian Navy’s coastal defence vessel HMCS Saskatoon has begun patrols in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean in support of a multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations. Deploying under Canada’s operation HMCS Saskatoon is joining operation Martillo (Hammer), a U.S., European, and Western Hemisphere effort targeting illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus. This […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    EUNAVFOR operation Sophia has started training activities with the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard this week, and will continue doing so over the next three months. The training is taking place on board of two EUNAVFOR MED vessels on the high seas for 78 embarked trainees and their mentors. The initial training package comprises various models, ranging […]

  • 9 August 2012

    In a ceremony held on Monday 6 August 2012, on board French warship FS Marne, French Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis handed over sea command of the EU Naval Force to Italian Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, embarked on the new EU flagship ITS San Giusto.  The ceremony was presided over by the EU Naval Force Deputy […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Earlier today, following the decision taken on 23 March 2012 by the Council of the European Union to allow the EU Naval Force to take disruption action against known pirate supplies on the shore, EU forces conducted an operation to destroy pirate equipment on the Somali coastline. The operation was conducted in accordance with the […]