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  • 13 March 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Earlier this month, a delegation from Yemen’s Coast Guard and Navy, headed by Colonel Abdul-Hafed Al-Wali, paid a visit to the Commander of NATO’s Counter-Piracy Task Force 508 (CTF-508), Rear Admiral (ESP N) Eugenio Diaz del Rio.   The meeting took place on board ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN which is currently conducting counter-piracy patrols in […]

  • 24 April 2012

    On April 19, 15:00, Yemen local time, the commanding officer of Spanish warship, ESPS Reina Sofía, who is currently operating as part of the EU’s counter-piracy mission off Somalia – Operation Atalanta, wished “fair winds and following seas” to the master of the freed Yemeni dhow  minutes before it was escorted safely to the Yemeni […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Two NATO counter-piracy task force (CTF-508) warships, ITS MIMBELLI and TCG GÖKÇEADA, recently engaged in training regional partners in counter-piracy operations to enhance their respective abilities in improving maritime security in the waters off their coasts.   Last week, the Italian frigate ITS MIMBELLI, currently deployed with NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, provided training to […]

  • 14 January 2014

    The German Navy ship, FGS Hessen, which is currently part of European Naval Force Operation Atalanta, assisted a Yemeni dhow off the coast of Yemen. The dhow was drifting for five days due to some technical malfunctions. The Japanese Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) alerted FGS Hessen about the stranded dhow. Before reaching the […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

    On the 26 March 2012, the EU Naval Force Flagship ESPS Patino located a Yemeni registered dhow that was suspected of being involved in acts of piracy off the Somali coast. The previous day a merchant vessel had reported that it had evaded an attack by two skiffs.   As she was close by, ESPS Patino […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) rendered assistance to a distressed Yemeni fishing dhow experiencing mechanical problems, May 19-21. Aircrew members of an SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Taylor’s embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 48 Detachment 9, observed the Yemeni fishing dhow Nahda, approximately 190 nautical miles southwest of Salalah, Oman. “We […]

  • 14 June 2018

    A United Arab Emirates Navy vessel has reportedly been attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels during a Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The Yemeni rebel group issued a statement on their official website on June 13 claiming the Yemeni Navy prevented an amphibious landing operation by striking a navy vessel with two […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Britain’s most advanced warship HMS Daring joined Allied navies in a concerted sweep of troubled waters for her first major operation east of Suez. The destroyer joined Australian, Pakistani, New Zealand and Yemeni ships and personnel on Operation Scimitar Anzac, which scoured the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and coast of Yemen for illegal activity. […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Counter Piracy Task Force Commander, Rear Admiral (ESP N) Eugenio Diaz del Rio welcomed a delegation of the Yemeni Coast Guard, lead by the Head of Brigadier General Ahmed Saleh Al-Soubhi on board CTF-508 flagship ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN on Tuesday, 21 January 2014.   The topics of the meeting were regional security issues, […]

  • 24 February 2014

    On Friday, 21 February 2014, NATO warship HNLMS EVERTSEN rescued 8 Yemeni seamen who were found in the water in the Gulf of Aden.   Earlier that morning, an automated distress call was received by the UK Coast Guards in Falmouth, United Kingdom, indicating that a ship was in distress off the north-eastern coast of […]

  • 4 October 2016

    The U.S. Navy has sent three warships off the coast of Yemen after a UAE Navy-operated vessel was hit by missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthi fighters in the Bab al-Mandab strait on Saturday. According to a report by Fox News, guided-missile destroyers USS Mason and USS Nitze were dispatched together with the forward-deployed Austin-class amphibious transport dock […]

  • 29 July 2014

    USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, was taking on water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, July 28, at approximately 9:00 a.m. local.   The crew from Asaed requested assistance and Byrd was […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Sunday threatened they would attack enemy warships and oil tankers if a Saudi-led coalition continues to blockade Yemeni ports, Reuters reports. The Saudi military is blockading Yemen’s ports after Houthi fighters fired a ballistic missile towards Riyadh on November 4. According to a report from Sky News Arabia, Saudi coalition forces […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Last Saturday, 19 May, USS TAYLOR detected a drifting dhow with no propulsion while patrolling off the Horn of Africa in support of NATO’s counter piracy Operation Ocean Shield. The dhow named NAHDA was found by USS TAYLOR right at the entrance of the Gulf of Aden. After sending a team onboard NAHDA, it was […]

  • 15 November 2011

    On 11 November, the Yemeni dhow AL JABAL was handed-over by the Commanding Officer of the FGS KOELN to the Yemen Coast Guard for return to its owner after it had been stolen to be used as a pirate mother-ship. The dhow had been taken by a group of Somali pirates and was detected in […]

  • 14 April 2011

      An Australian navy frigate operating off the Horn of Africa has rescued three crew members of a hijacked Yemeni ship who were held hostage b… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, April 14, 2011;

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) conducted visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) training with Sailors aboard the Yemeni Coast Guard patrol vessel Sana’a, during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), Nov. 8. IMCMEX, organized and led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet, is the world’s largest naval […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Training & Education

    During the night on 21 November, French warship FS Dupleix, operating as part of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) – Operation Atalanta, was patrolling along the northern coast of Somalia, when she was directed by the EU NAVFOR flagship to provide assistance to a Yemeni dhow – ‘Al Fahad’.  The dhow had suffered […]

  • 17 February 2011

    DENMARK’s 6,300-ton command and support ship Esbern Snare, part of NATO’s counter-piracy mission, intercepted a pirate mothership and arrested 16 suspected pirates, but later returned them to Somalia having seized their cache of AK47s and RPGs, reported Lloyds List. Two skiffs were first spotted on the hijacked Yemeni fishing boat alerted the warship to investigate […]

  • 4 June 2014

    On Sunday 25 May 2014, French frigate FS Floréal, which is currently deployed with the EU Naval Force, provided towing assistance to a Yemeni dhow in the Gulf of Aden after it was seen drifting without power at sea.   The crew of a Japanese Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) had earlier sighted the […]

  • 14 August 2013

    A Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship has rescued a group of sailors left adrift for five days in the Gulf of Aden. The South Korean destroyer ROKS Wang Geon picked up the mariners near a busy shipping lane after their vessel caught fire and sank. Wang Geon was on patrol as part of Combined Task […]

  • 19 April 2012

    On Saturday 14 April Spanish warship ESPS Reina Sofia, who is now operating as part of the EU’s counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, stopped a Yemeni dhow that was suspected of carrying armed Somali pirates. The French Air Force Awacs E3F, FS Dixmude and her helicopters, as well as an Australian Maritime Patrol and Reconnaisance Aircraft […]

  • 26 April 2011

      On the morning of the 20th April the helicopter from the German frigate NIEDERSACHSEN discovered a Yemeni Dhow with complete engine failure… (eunavfor) [mappress] Source: eunavfor, April 26, 2011;

  • 10 October 2016

    A U.S. Navy destroyer has been targeted by missiles fired from Yemen on Sunday, according to reports. Two missiles were fired and both missed, impacting water before reaching the U.S. Navy ship. Another missile targeted a Saudi air base causing no damage, Al Jazeera reported citing Saudi and rebel media. USS Mason, the targeted destroyer, […]

  • 12 April 2013

     Yesterday morning (April 11), whilst sailing along the northern coast of Somalia, the Spanish frigate ESPS Numancia, deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta, performed a friendly approach on a Yemeni dhow to help promote understanding about EU NAVFOR´s mission amongst the regional maritime community and to gather information about the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On Thursday 5 September, Spanish warship ESPS Meteoro, which is part of the European Union’s counter piracy Naval Force operating off the Horn of Africa, gave assistance to a Yemeni dhow, which had suffered steerage difficulties, with a faulty rudder. In the early morning, the ship’s SH60B helicopter, which is part of the 10th Squadron […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday 1 October 2013, Italian warship ITS Zeffiro conducted a Friendly Approach with a Yemeni dhow in the waters of the Gulf of Aden. ITS Zeffiro sent a Djiboutian linguist with the warship’s security team to the dhow in order to investigate the nature of the crew’s activities. The security team ascertained that the […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Just days after being in the clutch of pirates, a dhow is back in the hands of its rightful owners thanks to British sailors and marines. For nearly eight months the Yemeni boat was held by Somali pirates after being hijacked last May. Since then it had been held at a known pirate camp – […]

  • 17 July 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Newcastle is participating in a focused operation in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea as part of the international campaign against terrorism. During the operation, Newcastle has conducted an Approach and Assist Visit (AAV) to a Yemeni flagged fishing vessel (dhow) in the Gulf of Aden. Newcastle’s boarding party was invited […]