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HNLMS Rotterdam captures pirates

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The Dutch Landing Platform Dock HNLMS Rotterdam has disrupted a pirated dhow off the coast of Somalia, capturing the pirates on board...

European Union hits pirate targets on Somali coast in landmark move

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The European Union's anti-piracy naval force has attacked pirate installations on the Somali coastline by air, the first time it has done...

Pirates get 20 years in prison

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Eleven pirates apprehended by a French warship in May 2009 have been found guilty by Kenyan authorities and now face 20 years...

EU Naval Force warship ESPS Reina Sofía escorts freed dhow to...

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The Spanish warship ESPS Reina Sofia has escorted a Yemeni dhow and handed it over to Yemeni authorities, after liberating the vessel...

EU Navfor captures would be pirates; frees captured dhow as attacks...

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European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) counter-piracy forces have detained a group of pirates who attempted to attack a tanker off the...

FGS Berlin destroys two pirate skiffs; disrupts attack

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The German warship FGS Berlin, on patrol with the European Union Naval Force off Somalia, has engineered the release of an Indian...

Piracy is not solved – EU Navfor Chief of Staff

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Although anti-piracy forces have had some success in 2011, all gains are reversible and piracy is not over, says the European Union...

Ugandan troops receive anti-piracy training from EU Navfor

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A dozen Ugandan soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have received vessel protection training from French and Ukrainian specialists. The...

EU Navfor, Nato and Russian Navy ships conduct at sea replenishment...

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The European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) flagship ESPS Patino, the Nato flagship TGN Giresun and Russian flagship Admiral Tributs and tanker...

Royal Navy returns pirated dhow to owner as EU Navfor releases...

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The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Fort Victoria has rescued a dhow from 14 suspected Somali pirates and returned it to its...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...