Home Tags EU Navfor

Tag: EU Navfor

Protecting Somali waters – a joint EUNavFor/AMISOM effort

Crew members from ITS Margottini continue the regional co-operation EU NavFor has established with the AMISOM Marine unit off the coast of...

Piracy prosecution training in Seychelles

While pirate attacks have all but become a forgotten issue off the African east coast, the follow-up as far as successful prosecution...

Pirate attack repelled

Suspected Somali pirates attacked a Singaporean-flagged chemical tanker but were repelled by guards on board, the European Union Naval force said, the...

Spanish warship currently heads Op Atalanta

The Spanish contribution to the EU NavFor Operation Atalanta off the horn of Africa has, in addition to providing airborne protection to...

Nine years of counter-piracy ops off the Horn of Africa

This month (December) marks the ninth anniversary of EU Naval Force Somalia's Operation Atalanta, the specialist counter- piracy operation in the Gulf...

EU NavFor assists in aftermath of Mogadishu blast

Anti-piracy and escort duties took a temporary backseat earlier this week when elements of EU NavFor Somalia banded together to provide much-needed...

EUNavFor Op Sophia in the Mediterranean extended again

The EU Naval Force operation targeting migrant smugglers and human traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea has been extended to December 31 next...

EU hosts Somali Prime Minister to discuss piracy off Somalia

On 8 May 2017 the European Union's Ambassador to Somalia, Veronique Lorenzo, hosted the Somali Prime Minister, HE Hasan Ali Khaire and...

EU Navfor thwarts pirate attack

The European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) warship ESPS Galicia has prevented a merchant ship, MT Costina, from being pirated by armed...

Seized Indian dhow now in vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia

An Indian registered cargo dhow hijacked by suspected Somali pirates on April 1 is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, a major...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...