Tag: CMF

  • 1045kg Hashish Seized From Dhow in Gulf of Oman

    February 14–16: In the late afternoon of 15 February, Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) MONTROSE’s ‘WILDCAT’ shipborne helicopter spotted a suspicious dhow in an area of the Gulf of Oman known […]

  • CTF150 Seizes Over 2.5 Tonnes of Hashish From Dhow in Arabian Sea

    September 25: A French warship, representing Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) seized a huge amount of hashish from a rogue dhow on Wednesday 25 September.  The dhow had been […]

  • CMF first haul of 2019

    More drugs removed from criminals. Combined Maritime Force conducts first seizure of illegal drugs in 2019 MORE success for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigate HMAS Ballarat as the ship […]

  • More dugs for CMF

    Royal Australian Navy nets huge haul of heroin. Combined Maritime Forces conducts fifth seizure of illegal drugs this month Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized more than 900 […]

  • Deterring piracy

    Presence suppresses piracy. Naval Forces, a Major Deterrent to Pirate Activity By Baibhav Mishra Over 20,000 merchant ships, including ten percent of global oil trade, transit the Gulf of Aden […]

  • CMF marks huge drug hauls

    Two huge drug busts in 48 hours. Combined Maritime Forces seizes the largest drug haul in its history HMS Dragon, operating under the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, has conducted […]

  • Focused Op planned

    New anti-piracy operation planned. CTF 152 Op Nawaf briefing to RFA Cardigan Bay Captain R. G. Anders, Commanding Officer RFA CARDIGAN BAY, hosted Captain Saleh Alfodary Kuwait Coast Guard, Commander […]

  • Canada leads CTF 150

    CTF 150 has enjoyed significant success against smugglers in the region. Canada assumes command of Combined Task Force 150 The Royal Saudi Naval Force (RNSF) today handed over command of […]

  • Yemen CG boost

    Coast Guard has 37 boats equipped with weapons, communication equipment and updated radar. Arab coalition hands Hadramout role to Yemen coast guard JEDDAH: The Arab coalition officially handed over responsibility for […]

  • 43rd SHADE meeting held

    Updates on current piracy situation and maritime security overview. CMF and EU NAVFOR welcomes international delegates to 43rd SHADE conference On 20th and 21st November 2018, the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) co-chaired […]