Tag: Combined task force

  • 1045kg Hashish Seized From Dhow in Gulf of Oman

    February 14–16: In the late afternoon of 15 February, Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) MONTROSE’s ‘WILDCAT’ shipborne helicopter spotted a suspicious dhow in an area of the Gulf of Oman known […]

  • EU NAVFOR Somalia and Combined Task Force-151 Conduct Focused Counter-Piracy Operation

    February 07-09: During the period 7th – 9th Feb EU NAVFOR Somalia and Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151) conducted focused counter-piracy operation IKARUS around the Somali Coast, the Horn of Africa and the […]

  • 1,500kg Hashish Seized in Arabian Sea

    January 05: On Sunday, 5 January 2020, French Ship (FS) COURBET, in direct support of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), seized 1,500 kg of hashish from a vessel in […]

  • FS Courbet Seizes 3,534kg Hashish in Gulf of Oman

    December 13: On Friday 13 December 2019, French Ship (FS) COURBET, a frigate operating in the Gulf of Oman in direct support of Combined Task Force 150, seized 3,534kg of […]

  • Pakistan Passes Command of CTF 150 to the United Kingdom After Short Ceremony in Bahrain

    August 08: On 8th August, a UK led joint staff of Royal Navy and French Marine Nationale assumed command of the maritime security organisation Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from the […]

  • Two More Narcotics Seizures by HMS Dragon Under CTF-150 Command

    March 14 & 17: Royal Navy warship, HMS Dragon, concluded its operations under the command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 on a high note with two final drug seizures […]

  • Combined Task Force 150 Seizes 4,085 kg of Narcotics

    February 27-28: Over a 24 hour period, Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 seized 4 085 kg of illegally smuggled hashish from two separate boarding operations by warships operating in the […]

  • Anchor’s away (sic)

    Anchor’s away. No, really. It’s away. Down there somewhere. Indian Navy helps Norwegian ship in Gulf of Aden The Indian Navy helped a Norwegian ship manned by an all Indian crew, to […]

  • Captain Phillips strikes back

    Risk versus reward ratio no longer in pirates’ favour. Captain Phillips strikes back: Off Horn of Africa, pirates go bye-bye Somali pirates in 2011 attacked 237 boats in the oceans […]

  • ‘Alarming’ surge in piracy

    A DEADLY pirate raid on a Bahraini fishing dhow has sparked a surge in reports ‘Alarming’ surge in piracy reports A DEADLY pirate raid on a Bahraini fishing dhow has […]