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Thursday, July 18, 2013
EUNAVFOR: MV Albedo Crew Whereabouts Still Unknown
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

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
MV Albedo Lifeboats Spotted on Beach, No Signs of Missing Crew
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

July 10, 2013
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Hijacked MV Albedo Sinks in Hands of Somali Pirates, 15 Crew Missing [UPDATE]
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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

July 9, 2013
Total Views: 307

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Spread (and Retreat) of Somali Piracy 2009-2013 [VISUALIZED]
Piracy

The Spread (and Retreat) of Somali Piracy 2009-2013 [VISUALIZED]

These images from EU NAVFOR do a good job of illustrating the spread of piracy from 2009 to 2011, then its retreat in 2012 and

May 22, 2013
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
EU Navy Commander Warns: Somali Pirates Still a Threat
Piracy

EU Navy Commander Warns: Somali Pirates Still a Threat

The EU Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) has reiterated its warnings that Somali pirates are still determined to get out to sea and, if presented with an easy target,

May 15, 2013
Total Views: 87

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
EU NAVFOR to Suspected Pirates: We’re Watching You
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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

April 16, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, April 12, 2013
Yemeni Dhow Master: We Haven’t Seen Pirates in Two Years
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

April 12, 2013
Total Views: 97

Monday, March 11, 2013
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News

Ransom Paid…Somali Pirates Release MV Royal Grace and MT Smyrni [UPDATE 2]

Update (March 11, 2013): European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) reports today the 26 crewmembers of M/T Smyrni have been released as of Sunday 10 March at

March 11, 2013
Total Views: 231

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
EU Naval Force Captures Nine Suspected Pirates Off Somalia
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

February 19, 2013
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Pirates Nabbed After Attack Off Somalia
Piracy

Pirates Nabbed After Attack Off Somalia

Twelve suspected pirates operating off the coast of Somalia were picked up by a naval warship after reportedly launching an attack on a merchant vessel. The

January 8, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, December 31, 2012
BNS Louise-Marie pirate skiff
News

Belgian Warship BNS Louise Marie Intercepts Pirate Skiff off Somalia

Less than two weeks after the frigate BNS Louise Marie apprehended five suspect pirates at sea off the Somali coast, the crew of the Belgian warship was tasked

December 31, 2012
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Injured Mariner Rescued by Counter-Piracy Forces
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Injured Mariner Rescued by Counter-Piracy Forces

It’s not “all pirates, all the time” for the counter-piracy naval forces in the Indian Ocean. On Sunday, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR)

October 9, 2012
Total Views: 7

Monday, September 10, 2012
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Incidents

Spanish Warship Rescues 68 Off Somalia

On Saturday 8 September, Spanish warship ESPS Relámpago, currently operating as part of the EU Naval Force – Operation ATALANTA, fighting piracy off

September 10, 2012
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
EU Forces Free Two Pirated Dhow’s in Three Days
Piracy

EU Forces Free Two Pirated Dhow’s in Three Days

EU Naval Force Somalia’s Operation Atalanta, or EUNAVFOR, said this week that it’s anti-piracy forces launched a coordinated effort that ended with

August 15, 2012
Total Views: 4

Thursday, August 9, 2012
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News

Somali Pirates Sentenced to 20 Years in Kenyan Prison

On Tuesday 7 August 2012 seven Somali men were found guilty by a Kenyan court of attempting to commit an act of piracy against a French fishing vessel, MV

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 44

Monday, July 16, 2012
EU to Launch New Anti-Piracy Mission
Piracy

EU to Launch New Anti-Piracy Mission

The European Union on Monday approved plans to launch a fresh civilian-led mission in the Horn of Africa to help fight piracy and instability in the region.

July 16, 2012
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Somali Eyewitnesses Describe Air Strikes Against Pirate Bases – Somalia Report
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Somali Eyewitnesses Describe Air Strikes Against Pirate Bases – Somalia Report

As we saw yesterday, the European Union’s Naval force, known as EUNAVFOR, has conducted its first airstrikes on pirate targets along the beaches in

May 16, 2012
Total Views: 415

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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News

EUNAVFOR Conducts Air Assault Against Somali Pirates, No Casualties Reported

EUNAVFOR – Earlier today, following the decision taken on 23 March 2012by the Council of the European Union to allow the EU Naval Force to take

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 15

Monday, April 23, 2012
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News

After 4 Months in Pirate Captivity, Sri Lankan Crew Rescued by Spanish Warship

On Wednesday 18 April, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Spanish warship, ESPS Infanta Elena rescued 6 Sri Lankan fishermen and their fishing vessel from 7 suspected

April 23, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Unidentified Fighter Jets Strike Somali Pirate Base [REPORT]
Piracy

Unidentified Fighter Jets Strike Somali Pirate Base [REPORT]

Unidentified military fighter jets launched an airstrike earlier this week in northern Somalia in a suspected attack on a pirate base, AFP has reported citing

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 25
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