• Pirates cite navy as deterrent

    EUNAVFOR and NATO due to withdraw in late 2016. Prisoner survey notes international naval presence as the primary deterrent to pirates UNODC and OBP jointly conducted an informal survey of […]

  • Dutch VBSS team heads home

    Team completes six-month deployment. Dutch Boarding Team Heads For Home After Successful Deployment With Operation Atalanta off the Coast of Somalia On Thursday 4 June 2015, a Dutch Marine boarding […]

  • Shipping routes change in IOR

    Military fears complacency setting in. Changes in shipping routes and speed as piracy declines in the Western Indian Ocean With the decline of piracy incidents in the Western Indian Ocean, […]

  • Counter-Piracy Operational Commanders Meet

    Meeting of ‘the big three’. Counter-Piracy Operational Commanders Meet in Northwood NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed U.S. Naval Force Central Command/U.S. FIFTH FLEET/Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Commander, Vice Admiral […]

  • EUNAVFOR hosts local Somali leaders

    Concerns raised about IUU fishing off Somalia. EU Naval Force Flagship ESPS Galicia Hosts Local Somali Leaders On Tuesday 26 May 2015, EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted four […]

  • Spanish air force accumulate 7,000 hours

    Air surveillance crucial to Operation Atalanta. Spanish aircraft accumulate 7 000 flight hours with Operation Atalanta Written by Guy Martin The Spanish air force’s anti-piracy detachment deployed in Djibouti as […]

  • Spain takes over Op Atalanta

    Deployment to last five months. Spain Takes Force Command of Operation Atalanta off the Coast of Somalia On Wednesday 6 May 2015 Rear Admiral Alfonso Gómez from the Spanish Navy, assumed […]

  • Rate of cases related to piracy falling

    No major incidents in East Africa. Rate of cases related to piracy falling, says Membe BY JAMES KANDOYA Cases related to piracy have dropped to zero in  a year since […]

  • Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed

    New speed proposed. Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed MSR has been asked by MSCHOA to request feedback on a possible new speed introduction for convoys transiting the Internationally […]

  • 126 pirates convicted in last four years

    British prosecutors in Seychelles. Horn of Africa: 126 pirates convicted in the in the past 4 years British prosecutors have worked with their counterparts in the Seychelles to convict 126 […]

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