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  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three Spanish warships currently deployed off the coast of Somalia rendezvoused in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday, October 3. The Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Victoria performed a simultaneous refuel with American supply ship, USNS Carl Brashaer. ESPS Galicia ensured that her fuel tanks were fully topped up in preparation for her […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet (BF) frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727) left the port of Salalah (Oman) for the Gulf of Aden on Friday.   The Neustrashimy class frigate departed the main naval base of Baltiysk on 9 August to conduct anti-piracy missions. During this deployment the vessel sailed more than 6,500 nautical miles, and paid visits […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden, April 8, to join with Combined Maritime Forces, Combined Task Force (CTF) 151. CTF 151, a multi-national, mission-based task force based in Bahrain, conducts counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. “This is […]

  • 14 May 2018

    As part of the mission to ensure maritime security in the Gulf of Aden, the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) have conducted a large-scale Focused Operation in conjunction with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR). The operation, known as Three Arrows, started on May 1, 2018, with warships from Japan, Spain and Italy working together along […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).   All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were safely […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s HMS Defender started patrolling the Middle East after assuming her sister ship HMS Duncan’s role. The Type 45 destroyer officially assumed the role of Kipion operational destroyer and will spend nine months working with allies in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Gulf. HMS Defender deployed with a Lynx Mark 8 helicopter and a team from […]

  • 25 October 2015

    During a series of mutual cross-deck visits, staff members from Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 had a good opportunity to meet with their counterparts from Japan and CTF 465, the European Union Naval Task Force, in the Gulf of Aden. Commander CTF (CCTF) 151, Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, said: We are operating in this part […]

  • 29 August 2011

      The Russian large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev of the Pacific Fleet is on its way to the Gulf of Aden, where it is due to join an… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr, August 29, 2011;

  • 9 April 2015

    On Tuesday 31 March EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Infanta Cristina, carried out a Friendly Approach with local Somali fishermen during one of her counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden. Once permission to go on board had been granted by the Somali master, ESPS Infanta Cristina’s boat crew approached the vessel. During the visit, […]

  • 20 June 2012

    From 1 to June 14, 2012, EUNAVFOR frigate Guépratte has concentrated its patrols in the area south of the Strait of Bab el Mandeb and the western Gulf of Aden, areas prone to pirate attacks. The beginning of June usually marks the arrival of the monsoon in the Indian Ocean. It is characterized by sustained […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Russia will keep its naval task force in the Gulf of Aden as part of an international effort to fight sea piracy off the Somali coast, Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said. The UN Security Council held a debate on piracy as a threat to global peace and security. “Russia supports the extension of a […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    In the early morning of Friday 19 September, EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, came to the assistance of a stricken yacht in the Gulf of Aden.   The yacht had been detected on the warship’s radar in the early morning. ESPS Navarra’s Bridge team initially tried to hail the yacht via their VHF radio. […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    On Friday 22 November 2013 a delegation from EU Naval Force’s flagship HNLMS Johan de Witt visited the Chinese Force Commander and his staff on board the Chinese flagship CNS Jing Gang Shan in the Gulf of Aden. The visit was an opportunity to discuss counter piracy operations. The Royal Netherlands Navy Landing Platform Dock […]

  • 31 March 2011

      Two ships of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) arrived here today for a brief fuelling stopover on their way for anti-piracy depl… (ptinews) [mappress] Source: ptinews,March 31, 2011;

  • 17 October 2012
    Industry news

    Ahead of the upcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime exhibition and conference, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre confirms that pirate attacks off the Somali coast have declined by more than 54%, leading to a softening of insurance premiums for the global shipping community but raising controversy surrounding the use of onboard private armed […]

  • 9 October 2017

    An Indian Navy frigate has prevented a possible pirate attack in the Gulf of Aden on October 6. The crew of stealth frigate INS Trishul was escorting merchant vessel MV Jag Amar through the gulf when they noticed a boat carrying out suspicious manoeuvers in the vicinity of the merchant ship. When INS Trishul launched her integral […]

  • 24 December 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaychanyi completed its fifth patrolling of the Gulf of Aden. During its fifth patrol near the Somali coast,Ka-27 PS helicopter pilots conducted air reconnaissance, executed practical gun exercises and many other drills and trainings. The frigate is currently docked at the port of Djibouti for logistics support and replenishment. [mappress] […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy’s Frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi started the second patrolling through the Gulf of Aden within the EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta on January 19th, 2014.   The frigate recently finished the first patrolling of the area, which took place from January 5 to 15, after which it headed to the port of Djibouti for […]

  • 14 November 2014

    On Monday 10th November, the EU Naval Force Flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, and the Chinese Flagship CNS Changbaishan met at sea in the Gulf of Aden. The Commander of Chinese Naval Escort Task Group 989, Rear Admiral Zhuang Chuanshu, and the Commanding Officer of CNS Changbaishan, Captain Deng Xianwu, took the opportunity to visit the […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Russian destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov of Udaloy class together with a Northern Fleet’s task force is scheduled to arrive in the Gulf of Aden in the beginning of May with a mission of contributing international activities on anti-piracy off the Somali coast, Ria Novosti informed. The destroyer will take over duty from the Admiral Tributs destroyer, […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Within the framework of anti-piracy cooperation in the Gulf of Aden Russia and NATO are negotiating about fuel resupply of the warships, participating… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 8, 2013; Image: Mil

  • 20 July 2011

    INS Godavari has successfully foiled a piracy attempt on a Greek ship MV Elinakos in the Gulf of Aden. Eight Somali pirates attempted to hijack the Greek ship in the early morning of 16 Jul. INS Godavari was escorting four other ships at the time in the Gulf of Aden, when she received the distress […]

  • 31 December 2018

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) seized almost five tons of hashish from a dhow in the Gulf of Aden on December 27. According to the US Navy, the destroyer made the interception during a flag verification boarding as part of maritime security operations in the region. “We have been conducting maritime security operations […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On May 9, US Navy vessels met in the Gulf of Aden for a replenishment-at-sea. The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), rear, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) conducted a RAS with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). Fort McHenry, […]

  • 20 November 2014

    Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 20 at 5:26 a.m. (GMT) with no injuries to crew members. USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) and USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) collided as they were beginning an underway replenishment operation. Initial reports indicate only minor damage to both ships. The ships […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of Operation Atalanta’s objectives is to develop a greater understanding of the way of life of fishermen and other seafarers who sail in the Gulf of Aden. As a result, EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria was recently tasked to meet local fishermen, who, until two years ago, lived with the constant fear […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relámpago, currently part of the European Union Naval Force, met in the Gulf of Aden with Task Force 151 Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS Tariq on January 1. During the meeting, crewmembers from both ships cross-decked to the other in order to meet and share common procedures used in the area of operations. On […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the Navy plans to deploy vessels in the Atlantic Ocean near the US sea borders. “Just like the global hegemony that is present near our marine borders, we … also plan to establish a strong presence near US marine borders,” IRNA quoted Sayyari as saying on […]

  • 22 September 2016

    Dutch Commodore Luyckx who commands the Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy force from the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp recently visited the commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Rear Admiral Nam Dong Woo, aboard Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy warship, Munmu the Great. The visit provided an opportunity to strengthen the cooperation between the counter-piracy naval forces in […]