Thursday, January 12, 2012
pirates surrender

Learning the Hard Way…Pirates Try to Board Spanish Warship

At first light on 12 January 2012, having just completed the escort of a World Food Program ship carrying food-aid into Somalia and while operating close to

January 12, 2012
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

European Naval Forces intercept suspected pirates following attack on the high seas

From the EU NAVFOR website: On the afternoon of 3 April 2011, the EU NAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS INFANTA ELENA, identified and boarded a suspected pirate

April 5, 2011
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Vessel captured by Somali pirates used as mothership for additional attack

According to anti-piracy task force EU NAVFOR, the bulk carrier M/V Sinar Kudus was hijacked by pirates approximately 320 nautical miles North Eas of the

March 17, 2011
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

EUNAVFOR warship assists released merchant vessel [Photos]

In the morning of 14 March, the EU NAVFOR French frigate F/S NIVÔSE provided assistance to the M/V Jahan Moni after she was released from pirate control.

March 15, 2011
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Navy officials discuss piracy agenda at IMO

Within the context of IMO’s World Maritime Day theme “Piracy: orchestrating the response”, a meeting took place yesterday (28 February 2011)

March 1, 2011
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Maritime Security

EU NAVFOR to piracy hostages: “Drugs are bad”

There is no doubt that the threat of piracy is real and still raging off the coast of Somalia and elsewhere in the world.  Vessels are being hijacked,

November 16, 2010
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