• Indian Ocean alert

    Suspected pirate attack off Socotra Island. Indian Ocean alert While piracy off the coast of Somalia has largely been kept in check by naval forces like EUNAVFOR and the CMF […]

  • EUNAVFOR trains CG

    Clan and militia fighting in Galmadug could see pirate gangs slip back in to region. ESPS Rayo welcomes Galmadug Coast Guard Operation Atalanta sailors have been working alongside the Galmadug […]

  • CMF/EUNAVFOR Op ends

    FO intended to disrupt potential pirate groups in region. CTF 151 leads Focused Operation (FO) ‘Dynamic Kharif’ in further successful collaboration with EUNAVFOR CMF’s Combined Task Force 151 has led […]

  • Arms smugglers caught

    Successful operation foils smugglers. CMF and EU NAVFOR Conduct a Coordinated Operation Against Arms Smuggling in the Gulf of Aden On 22nd September, whilst conducting Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions in […]

  • Type 31 concerns

    Can the new vessels be delivered to schedule? The Royal Navy’s New Ship Plans Have a Serious Flaw Robert Beckhusen In 2023, the Royal Navy hopes the first of its […]

  • Swedish troops for EUNAVFOR

    Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia The soldiers, from […]

  • 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 […]

  • UK calls Sophia failure

    Operation Sophia “should not be renewed”. EU naval mission has failed to end people smuggling – peers An EU naval mission has failed to achieve its main objective of disrupting […]

  • Explosion off Somalia

    Incident unconfirmed by military in region. Explosion heard from ship off the coast of Somalia, official says A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia’s […]

  • Control Risks issues piracy warning

    More Raids Expected as Weather Improves  Security Consultants Warn Container and Cargo Ships of Increased Pirate Activity off Somalia Security analysts and consultants group Control Risks has reported that 17 incidents of […]