Friday, February 23, 2018
News

Chemical Tanker Attacked by Pirates Off Coast of Somalia

A Singapore-flagged chemical tanker was attacked by armed pirates off the coast of Somalia on Friday, but the attack was repelled after the ship’s armed security returned fire, according to...

February 23, 2018
Total Views: 17

Monday, November 20, 2017
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News

EU NAVFOR Captures Six Suspected Pirates Off Somalia

A European Union naval force warship has captured six suspected pirates following alleged attacks on a containership and a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia last week. The six...

November 20, 2017
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
News

‘Huge Explosion’ Heard from Ship Off the Coast of Somalia

BOSASSO, Somalia, June 27 (Reuters) – A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia’s Puntland region late on Monday and flames were seen rising from...

June 27, 2017
Total Views: 1

Sunday, April 9, 2017
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maritime security

Bulker Suspected of Being Hijacked by Somali Pirates Now Safe – UPDATE

Sunday, April 9: A bulk carrier that was reportedly hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday is now safe and underway to its next port of call. The...

April 9, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Maritime News

European Union Marks Eight Years Fighting Pirates Off Somalia

The European Union is marking eight years of counter-piracy naval operations off the coast of Somalia protecting World Food Programme vessels and international shipping from acts of piracy.  EU NAVFOR...

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Maritime News

Shipowners Welcome EU Extension of Counter-Piracy Naval Patrols

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the extension of the counter-piracy naval operation EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta through 2018, calling threat of piracy off the Horn of Africa and...

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, November 28, 2016
Maritime News

EU Extends Somali Counter-Piracy Patrols Through 2018

BRUSSELS, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The European Union’s naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast of Somalia for another two years, to guard against any resurgence of...

November 28, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, November 4, 2016
Maritime News

EU NAVFOR: Somali Pirates Attack First Ship in Two and a Half Years

Somali pirates launched their first attacked on a merchant vessel in more than two and a half years, the European Union’s counter piracy operation Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) has confirmed. ...

November 4, 2016
Total Views: 18

Friday, November 21, 2014
News

EU Extends Somali Counter-Piracy Operation Through 2016

The European Union’s counter-piracy EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has been extended by two more years as the threat of Somali piracy remains even as the number and...

November 21, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
News

Photos: Counter-Piracy Replenishment Hat Trick

Three EU Naval Force warships working counter-piracy in the Gulf of Aden recently met up with the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command ship, USNS Pecos, for a joint replenishment at sea.

March 26, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, February 14, 2014
Maritime News

Counter Piracy Warship Rescues Teenage Boy from Overturned Boat Off Somalia

Talk about being in the right place, at the right time...

February 14, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Piracy

Ship Photos of The Day – Counter Piracy Paradrop

On Tuesday November 12, a group of Royal Netherlands Marine Corps parachutists executed a counter piracy parachute jump exercise while in the Gulf of Aden.

November 14, 2013
Total Views: 6

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Piracy

EU NAVFOR Confirms Two Piracy Incidents in Two Days Off Somalia

The European Union's Naval Force Somali reported Thursday morning of two piracy incidents taking place off the coast of Somali this week, bringing the total number of piracy incidents in the region since Sunday to three.

November 7, 2013
Total Views: 21

Monday, July 29, 2013
Piracy

Pirates Move Hijacked ‘Naham 3’ Close to Somali Coast

The last remaining Somali pirate-held vessel was on the move this weekend and is now anchored just off the Somali coast, according to the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia.

July 29, 2013
Total Views: 16

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Piracy

EUNAVFOR: MV Albedo Crew Whereabouts Still Unknown

Overflight shows pirates still hold the FV Naham 3 but still no signs of missing MV Albedo crew.

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Piracy

MV Albedo Lifeboats Spotted on Beach, No Signs of Missing Crew

Two lifeboats from the pirated MV Albedo have been found washed up on a Somali beach just north of where the ship sank, but there are still no signs of the 15 missing crew members, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) reported Wednesday.

July 10, 2013
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Interesting

Hijacked MV Albedo Sinks in Hands of Somali Pirates, 15 Crew Missing [UPDATE]

The Malaysian-flagged MV Albedo, hijacked by Somali pirates in 2010 and held at an anchorage close to the Somali Coast, has sunk in rough seas, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) confirmed Monday.

July 9, 2013
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Blog

EU NAVFOR to Suspected Pirates: We’re Watching You

The crew from Swedish Ocean Patrol Vessel HSwMS Carlskrona has been busy conducting counter piracy patrols along the coast of Somalia.

April 16, 2013
Total Views: 0

Friday, April 12, 2013
Piracy

Yemeni Dhow Master: We Haven’t Seen Pirates in Two Years

The master of a Yemeni dhow operating along the coast of Somalia and Yemen in the Gulf of Aden told an EUNAVFOR team that he had not seen any pirate...

April 12, 2013
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Piracy

EU Naval Force Captures Nine Suspected Pirates Off Somalia

As piracy off the coast of Nigeria and in the Gulf of Guinea continues to dominate headlines in 2013, this latest update from the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) Somalia...

February 19, 2013
Total Views: 1