Tag: France

  • Work to Rule Protests Continue, Impacting French Ports

    Work-to-rule protests by customs officials continue to cause disruptions to passenger and freight transport between France and the UK, and travel chaos at airports and Eurostar services, while union representatives […]

  • Customs Officers at Calais and Dunkirk Port Strike Over Brexit

    French customs officials warned of lengthy delays at the port of Calais on Tuesday as their work-to-rule strike snarled traffic for a second day, leading to queues of trucks several […]

  • France, Japan plan drills

    France and Japan are looking to hold bilateral military exercises in the Indo-Pacific. France, Japan Look to Increase Indo-Pacific Maritime Cooperation By Ankit Panda In recent years, across both the administrations […]

  • RN deployed to Channel

    Critics claim move is entirely political. Royal Navy sent ‘to prevent migrant crossings’ in Channel A Royal Navy patrol ship has been sent to the English Channel to deter migrant […]

  • UK patrols to increase

    Crossings from France vex UK government. Channel migrants: UK and France to step up patrols The UK and France are to step up joint patrols and increase surveillance to tackle […]

  • Migrants detained in Kent

    Migrant numbers on the rise. More than 20 migrants detained in Kent Some 23 migrants, including three children, have been detained in Kent after crossing the Channel in small boats. […]

  • Migrant Channel rescue

    More than 100 migrants have crossed from France since November. Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane Six suspected migrants have been rescued from a dinghy in the Channel […]

  • Op Atalanta renewed

    Renewed mandate until 2020. EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta: ‘Mandate continues, Business as usual’ EU NAVFOR is pleased to confirm that following the decision from the Council of the European Union […]

  • Operation Neptune underway

    Four suspects detained in the first week of operation. Morocco Joins Interpol-Led Counter-Terrorism Operation ‘Neptune’ By Tarek Bazza Interpol announced Friday it has deployed agents in Mediterranean seaports in eight […]

  • Patrol boat boost for NN

    Despite NIMASA boats which could be used. Nigerian Navy Acquires Patrol Boats for Maritime Security By SULEMAN DAHUN The Nigerian Navy is in the process of taking delivery of 2 […]