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New force commander as EU NavFor marks 31st rotation

The European Union (EU) naval task force off the Horn of Africa this month marked its 31st rotation since counter-piracy operations started in December...

Anti-piracy training in the Seychelles

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For over 10 years, piracy has been successfully combated by an international "˜coalition of the willing', achieving great success in the Indian Ocean. Ships...

EU Navfor marks ten years off Horn of Africa

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On Tuesday 4th December in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR's Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares handed back command of Operation Atalanta...

Ship’s diver course for Libyan Navy and Coastguard underway in Croatia

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A new training module managed by Operation Sophia and focused on ship's divers basic is underway at the Croatian Navy Training Centre...

ISS: Ten years on, is Somali piracy still a threat?

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On 6 November the United Nations (UN) Security Council renewed the authorisation for international naval forces to carry out anti-piracy measures off...

EU NavFor destroys pirate action group whaler

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EU NavFor military personnel last weekend seized an active pirate action group (PAG) whaler and destroyed it. The destruction came on the heels...

EU Navfor’s Operation Atalanta mission extended

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The European Union has extended the mandate of the maritime security Operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa until 31 December 2020. The...

Protecting Somali waters – a joint EUNavFor/AMISOM effort

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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

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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

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

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...