Tag: somali

  • 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 […]

  • New Commander for 5th Fleet

    Staff changes at top level. U.S. Fifth Fleet Welcomes New Commander Story by Cmdr. NAVCENT Public Affairs  U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet Vice Adm. John C. Aquilino […]

  • Sri Lanka’s piracy efforts

    Anti-piracy work a lucrative sideline. Navy Chief: Navy to increase sea marshals for foreign ships The navy on Wednesday announced plans to secure a greater role in providing anti-piracy security […]

  • Swedish troops for EUNAVFOR

    Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia The soldiers, from […]

  • UKMTO Red Sea guidance

    In the wake of recent approaches and attacks off Yemen, guidance is updated. Guidance On Transits Through The Bab El Mandeb and Associated Waters UKMTO operating from Dubai, has issued […]

  • China readies new base

    Base will serve as hub for PLAN in region. Djibouti Hosts First Chinese Overseas Mission China officially opened on Tuesday its first overseas mission, the same day as the country’s […]

  • India Takes Steps to Counter Piracy

    New initiatives launched. India Takes Steps to Counter Piracy By Aiswarya Lakshmi The Government has taken steps as part of various preventive/mitigating security measures to deal with sea-piracy, Minister of […]

  • Italy takes lead at EUNAVFOR

    Spanish Navy concludes successful tour with EUNAVFOR. Spain Hands Over Force Command to Italy During Ceremony on board ESPS Galicia in Djibouti Port On Thursday 27 July 2017 Rear Admiral […]

  • The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso

    A mysterious assault. An unsolved murder. And a ship that hasn’t given up all its secrets The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso BY KIT CHELLEL AND MATTHEW CAMPBELL Nestor Tabares must […]