• EU NAVFOR disrupt pirates

    On 19th June, EU NAVFOR Flag Ship, Portuguese frigate VASCO DA GAMA disrupted a skiff which was suspected of launching an attack on MV EJNAN in the Gulf of Aden […]

  • Skiff Response

    On the morning of June 10, the EUNAVFOR German warship “FGS Niedersachsen” detected a suspected Pirate Action Group (PAG) in the Southern Somali Basin. The pirates, which were suspected of […]

  • Security Landmark

    EUNAVFOR has completed a landmark in its protection of african food aid. On Thursday the 100th escort of an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMSIOM) vessel carrying humanitarian supplies to the […]

  • Tracking Progress

    EU Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) in conjunction with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) have collaborated to develop an integrated maritime monitoring service (MARSURV) to allow EUNAVFOR to track merchant vessels […]

  • MV Renuar Released

    According to a EU Navfor press release issued yesterday, on the 23rd April the bulk carrier MV Renuar was released from pirate control after 133 days in captivity. The Liberian owned, […]

  • Prosecuting Suspected Pirates

    The following notes to assist readers in understanding the difficulties faced by EU NAVFOR in the fight against piracy: Once suspected pirates are detained, and as EU NAVFOR has no […]

  • Pirates Freed

    EUNAVFOR has released 18 suspected pirates that had been detained by the Finnish warship “FNS POHJANMAA” since the 6 April. They were released after requests to a number of states, […]

  • New EU NAVFOR Command

    On 14 April, in a ceremony held at the Commercial Port of Djibouti, Portuguese Commodore Alberto Correia took over the command of Task Force 465 (TF 465) as the new European […]


    PVI IS TO ASSIST EUNAVFOR IN THE PROSECUTION OF SUSPECTED PIRATES On the 5th April, A PVI security team prevented an attack on the ‘Pacific Opal’. During the exchange PVI […]

  • Video Evidence

    On the 5th April, an armed security team prevented an attack on the ‘Pacific Opal’. During the exchange the team, from security company PVI, recorded video evidence of the incident. 24 hours after […]