• Stark Warning

    Al Wilson, the Commander of HMS Sutherland, has issued a stark warning to pirates operating in the Middle East that piracy would not be tolerated by his ship, crew or other maritime forces […]

  • New Ops Centre

    On Wednesday 23 June His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, attended the opening of the new Djiboutian Naval Operations Centre. EU Naval Force Welcomes Opening […]

  • Force Commander Meets Dutch Protection Team

    Force Commander French Rear Admiral Dupuis meets EUNAVFOR Dutch WFP vessel protection detachment on board M/V Caroline Scan. On June 5 in the morning, EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis […]

  • Sharing Experiences

    During a port visit in Djibouti, the crew of NIVÔSE and members of the Djiboutian coast guard shared their experiences in the fight against piracy. EU Naval Force French Frigate […]

  • AVPD

    EU NAVFOR Dutch frigate Van Amstel rendezvoused at sea with World Food Programme ship MV Caroline Scan to re-supply the protection team onboard. EU Naval Force Warship HNLMS Van Amstel […]

  • FGS Bremen Joins EU Navfor

    FGS BREMEN has commenced her tour of duty patrolling the waters of the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa as the tenth ship of the EU NAVAL FORCE German […]

  • Blow to pirates on shoreline

    15th May – Earlier today, following the decision taken on 23 March 2012 by the Council of the European Union to allow the EU Naval Force to take disruption action […]

  • EU Naval Force rescues iranian fishermen

    EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Dutch frigate Van Amstel releases a pirated dhow and her 17 Iranian crew from suspected pirates. On 11 May EU NAVFOR frigate HNLMS Van Amstel […]

  • Fighting Piracy

    The role of Italian Marines in protecting merchant vessels from pirate attacks in the Indian Ocean came to the fore after an incident involving the death of two Indian fishermen […]

  • Twenty Years Jail for 11 Pirates

    All eleven pirates that were apprehended by EU Naval Force warship FS Nivose in May 2009 and transferred to Kenyan authorities in May 2009 were found guilty on 19 April […]