• IUU fishing boat death

    Vessel allegedly fishing without permission. Somali Forces Shoot and Kill Iranian Sailor in Indian Ocean Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another […]

  • Arms smugglers caught

    Successful operation foils smugglers. CMF and EU NAVFOR Conduct a Coordinated Operation Against Arms Smuggling in the Gulf of Aden On 22nd September, whilst conducting Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions in […]

  • Pirates release tanker

    Vessel released after negotiations with owner, local elders. Somalia ship hijack: Pirates release vessel without ransom Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker have released it without condition, according to […]

  • Pirates, PMPF exchange fire

    Somali force and pirates aboard hijacked vessel exchange fire Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head […]

  • Puntland raises security

    Recent seizure by CMF prompts security hike. Somalia: Puntland to boost surveillance after weapons haul off Oman GAROWE, Somalia-Puntland government in northern Somalia has issued new orders in a bid to […]

  • Pirates and Illegal fishing

    Concerns that foreign fleets are destroying fish stocks. The link between illegal fishing and piracy in Somalia By Zeina_Awad When Siad Barre’s government collapsed in 1991 Somalia was plunged into […]

  • Puntland abducts four Iranian fishing vessels

    Accusations made in Somaliland media. Puntland abducts four Iranian fishing vessels in Las Qoray LAS QORAY– Puntland Marine forces have launched a surprise raid  today in Las Qoray and abducted […]

  • Somalia warns of return to piracy

    Piracy dormant, Somalis say. Somalia warns of return to piracy Andrew Harding In northern Somalia, government officials are warning of a revival of piracy, unless foreign nations – and the […]

  • Yemen fishing vessel sinks off Somalia

    Vessel fishing illegally in Puntland waters. Yemen fishing vessel sinks off Somalia Coast A Yemen-owned fishing vessel has sank off the coast of Somalia’s Puntland autonomy state, with efforts to […]

  • EUCAP Nestor: maritime security workshop

     Several Somali agencies participate.  EUCAP Nestor holds maritime security workshop in Mogadishu On May 26th EUCAP Nestor and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) co-hosted the second Workshop on maritime […]