Tag: HMS Montrose

  • Sea mine hits tanker

    Aframax mine blast off Yemen puts shipping on alert Sam Chambers Shipping has been put on alert to be highly vigilant when transiting the Gulf of Aden with news of […]


    EU Says Held Anti-Piracy Naval Exercises With Japan In Gulf Of Aden Faizan Hashmi The European Union‘s diplomatic arm on Wednesday stated that the bloc’s naval forces had held anti-piracy […]

  • CTF 151 and Oman talks

    Press Release Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the […]

  • India, Bangladesh joint ops

    Bangladesh Navy and Indian Navy on Saturday started a three-day coordinated patrol and bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” in the Bay of Bengal aimed at curbing maritime crimes and smuggling. Two Bangladesh […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • Egypt to buy MDA kit

    The government of Egypt has requested the purchase of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system from the United States at a cost of $417 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation […]

  • Latin American Solidarity

    As the 30th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict approaches tensions increase in Latin America. In a display of solidarity with Argentina over the Falklands question, the Peruvian government has cancelled […]

  • Shocking Display

    Members of HMS Montrose’s counter-piracy team who planned to display a technique called “fast roping”, in which they slide down ropes without harnesses to access hijacked ships, at the Edinburgh […]

  • Citadel Success

    HMS Montrose has come to the rescue of a crew attacked by pirates and locked in a citadel aboard their ship in the Southern Red Sea. Six armed men boarded […]