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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...

Pirates that attacked EU Navfor flagship Patino to be tried in...

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Spain will prosecute the six pirates who attacked the European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) flagship SPS Patino last week. The pirates...

EU Navfor transfers pirates’ outboard engines to the Djiboutian Navy

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The European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor), which conducts counter-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean, has transferred six powerful outboard motors to...

EU NAVFOR trains 24 Ugandan troops in vessel protection

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A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), received vessel protection training from French and...

Analysis – EU NAVFOR figures confirm the value of armed security...

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Figures released this month by the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) list just 12 attacks for November in their area of...

19 captured pirates returned to Somalia

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19 pirates have been returned to Somalia after being captured aboard their hijacked dhow in the Somali Basin. The European Union Naval...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...