• Sri Lanka to join US, Japan and others to discuss maritime security

    Sri Lanka will join the US, Japan and representatives from several other countries this week to discuss maritime security. Following up on several successful bilateral and multilateral conferences, its Trincomalee […]

  • EU NAVFOR Somalia and Combined Task Force-151 Conduct Focused Counter-Piracy Operation

    February 07-09: During the period 7th – 9th Feb EU NAVFOR Somalia and Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151) conducted focused counter-piracy operation IKARUS around the Somali Coast, the Horn of Africa and the […]

  • Counter-Piracy Task Forces Work Together to Deter Piracy and Increase Maritime Security in Gulf of Aden

    July 24: Warships from three nations have taken part in a counter-piracy surge operation, led by Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in the Gulf of Aden. The operation was part […]

  • ITS MARGOTTINI Re-Joining EU Navfor Counter-Piracy Mission

    March 08: ITS Margottini is re-joining EU NAVFOR for its second six-month tour participating in Op Atalanta, the European Union’s first naval operation, launched in 2008 to prevent piracy at […]


    Joint ops follow attack and approaches in region. CTF 151 takes part in surge operations with EU NAVFOR in the Gulf of Aden As part of their missions to provide […]

  • EU NAVFOR destroys vessel

    Vessel destroyed. Pirate whaler seized and destroyed by EU NAVFOR In the morning of Sunday 28th October 2018, EU NAVFOR military personnel seized an active Pirate Action Group (PAG) whaler […]

  • EU NAVFOR notes attack

    Full report on last week’s incident. Pirate attack averted off the east coast of Somalia On the 16th October 2018, the MV KSL Sydney, a Hong Kong flagged Bulk Carrier, […]

  • BIMCO and marsec

    BIMCO’s Head of Maritime Security discusses the challenges ahead. Focus on risk mitigation techniques vital for enhanced maritime security Mr. Jakob P. Larsen, Head of Maritime Security at BIMCO, provides […]

  • Security in the IOR

    South Africa could make the Indian Ocean Rim Association the top platform for achieving maritime security. Africa’s chance to boost maritime security in the Indian Ocean BY TIMOTHY WALKER AND DENYS REVA This […]

  • MSC-HOA to move after Brexit

    MSC-HOA is heading to France. Brest will host the European Maritime Monitoring Center As a result of Brexit, the Maritime Safety Center for the Horn of Africa (MSC-HOA) will be […]