Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Monday, December 31, 2012
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 to intercept...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Thursday, August 9, 2012
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 Captain...
Monday, July 16, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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 Somalia since declaring in March that...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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 disruption action against known...
Monday, April 23, 2012
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 pirates. The fishing vessel...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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 a coastguard official and several...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
European Naval Forces Intercept High Seas Pirate Action Group
(EUNAVFOR) EU Counter Piracy Naval Forces (EUNAVFOR) have tracked down and stopped a group of suspected pirates who were believed to have tried to attack a Hong-Kong flagged tanker approximately...
Friday, March 23, 2012
European Naval Forces May Strike Somali Beaches, Operation ATALANTA Extended
The Council of the European Union today confirmed its intention to extend its EU Naval Force’s (EUNAVFOR) counter-piracy mission, Operation ATALANTA, off the Somali coast until at least December 2014....
Friday, January 20, 2012
Somali Pirates Release 15 Indian Hostages Ending Dramatic Three Day Scene
A rather dramatic scene unfolded over the past three days in the Indian Ocean involving a EUNAVFOR warship, a group of pirates, 15 hostages, and an attack on a Dutch-registered...
Thursday, January 12, 2012
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 the Somali port...
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
EU Plans to Expand Anti-Piracy Operations, Pirates Threaten to Kill Hostages
By JD , Somalia Report Officials in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland have welcomed EU plans to expand their anti-piracy operation to include the coast of Somalia. German Foreign Ministry spokesman, Andreas...
Sunday, November 6, 2011
German Warship Strikes Again – Pirate Boats Destroyed
(EUNAVFOR) On 4 November 2011, following a coordinated search and detection by a French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance aircraft, the German warship FGS KOELN, operating as part of the EU NAVFOR, disrupted...
Friday, September 30, 2011
German Navy anti-piracy gunship takes care of business off Somalia… get some!!
It’s not quite Robert Duvall’s air cavalry as seen in the film Apocolypse Now, but it’s still awesome to see a helicopter blasting away with it’s machine gun at a modern...
Monday, September 12, 2011
French sailor killed, wife rescued from pirates by Spanish warship off Yemen
EUNAVFOR assets stopped and boarded a skiff thought to have been involved in an incident with the French Sailing Yacht (SY) TRIBAL KAT. One member of the crew from the...
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