Tag: Eu Navfor

  • Positive Developments

    During a port visit by EU Naval Force Flag Ship FS MARNE in Salalah (Oman), the EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis flew to Muscat on June 12 and 13 […]

  • Piracy on the Decline

    In 2011, the total number of attacks between January and May was 176, while in 2012 during the same period it came down to mere 30. Similarly in 2009, 163 […]

  • Somali Fishermen Rescued

    On June 12th, EU NAVFOR Italian frigate Scirocco rescued a small fishing boat in distress with two Somali fishermen coming from the northern coast of Somalia who reported to be […]

  • Suspect Pirates

    EU Naval Force Welcomes Decision by Seychelles to Prosecute Suspect Somali Pirates (update) On Wednesday 16 May the Republic of the Seychelles agreed to accept for prosecution 11 suspect pirates […]

  • Colpita ‘Tortuga’ Pirati

    Un elicottero da combattimento ha distrutto, secondo quanto riportato da una portavoce del comando navale europeo che gestisce l’operazione, almeno cinque imbarcazioni dei pirati. Pirateria: Ue contrattacca,colpita ‘tortuga’ pirati somali […]

  • Quiet Withdrawal

    Four frigates scrapped in defence review leave British Royal Navy unable to commit full-time to David Cameron’s foreign policy priority. Cuts force Royal Navy to drop Somalia piracy patrol By […]

  • Regional Cooperation

    During the French flag ship FS Marne’s visit to Djibouti in April, Task Force Commander Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis addressed the issue of collaboration with representatives of the maritime world […]

  • Winds Reduce Attacks

    Harsh conditions at sea have led to a drop in the frequency of pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia. According to one senior Commander with the EUNAVFOR “The Monsoon winds is […]

  • EU Extends Counter Piracy Mission

    On Friday 23 March 2012 the Council of the European Union confirmed its intention to extend the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) counter-piracy mission, Operation ATLANATA off the Somali coast […]