Tag: Spanish Navy

  • Egypt, Spain carry out joint naval exercises in Red Sea

    Egyptian and Spanish naval forces conducted, last Saturday, joint naval exercises in the the Red Sea, according to Egyptian Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer Al-Refae. In a statement, Al-Refae said that […]

  • Spanish Navy Rescues Seafarers from Nigerian Pirates

    April 09: On April 9, the crew of the Spanish Navy patrol vesselServiola successfully rescued the crew of a Nigerian merchant vessel from a gang of pirates.  The Serviola’s crew observed the Nigerian […]

  • Egypt, Spain wrap exercises

    Drills cement ties between countries. Egyptian, Spanish Naval Exercises in Red Sea Egyptian naval forces and Spanish naval forces have carried out joint training over several days in Egypt’s territorial […]

  • 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 […]

  • Gibraltar and Innocent Passage

    The legal whys and wherefores. Gibraltar: Legal Advice on Innocent Passage ALEX CALVO While tensions over the South China Sea often prompt headlines, attracting a great deal of attention by […]

  • Spainish ships violate Gibraltar waters

    Repeated entries into UK waters. Spanish ships accused of ‘violating’ Gibraltar’s territory Spanish vessels and helicopters were in “clear violation of international law” after entering UK waters in Gibraltar, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Greenpeace rammed to prevent piracy

    Activists injured in incident. Spanish navy rammed Greenpeace boat to prevent “piracy,” Defense Ministry says The Spanish Defense Ministry has justified the actions of the country’s navy, which rammed into […]

  • Spanish Navy ship in drug haul

    Training ship apparently used for smuggling. Spanish navy ship caught with 127kg of cocaine on board Spanish police have seized 127kg of cocaine found in a storeroom of a navy […]

  • ESPS Navarra joins EU NAVFOR

    Spanish vessel makes its second deployment with Operation Atalanta. Spanish frigate ESPS joins EU counter piracy forces off Somalia On Tuesday 22 July 2014 Spanish frigate ESPS Navarra joined the […]