Tag: Greece

  • NATO looks at USVs

    NATO looks to tech solutions. Thirteen Allies to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems At our Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders endorsed the implementation of NATO’s […]

  • Phoenix Express concludes

    Med drills done. Exercise Phoenix Express 2018 concludes Exercise Phoenix Express 2018, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (CNE-CNA/C6F), concluded on 11 May […]

  • Tanzania tightens flag

    Move follows vessel seizure by Greek Coast Guard. Tanzania to Crack Down on Ships With Suspicious Cargo Mohammed Yusuf NAIROBI —  Tanzania’s government has de-registered an explosives-laden Libya-bound ship flying […]

  • Med maritime security

    Cyprus, Egypt, Greece agree to bolster maritime security MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS The defense ministers of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece agreed Thursday to step up cooperation in combating drug, weapons and people […]

  • The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso

    A mysterious assault. An unsolved murder. And a ship that hasn’t given up all its secrets The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso BY KIT CHELLEL AND MATTHEW CAMPBELL Nestor Tabares must […]

  • EUNAVFOR, the Med and migrants

    Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, looks at European Union naval operations tackling people smuggling in the central Mediterranean – one year on – in the wake of […]

  • Migrants Rescued off Crete

    Calmer seas means more migrants. Migrant crisis: Rescue under way from capsized boat off Crete About 250 people have been rescued from a migrant boat that has capsized in the […]

  • Hundreds die in Med

    Another tragedy at sea. Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors Hundreds of migrants drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, survivors have told the BBC – although there is […]

  • New Euro Coast Guard plan

    As Med migrancy slows down, EC lurches into action. A European Border and Coast Guard to protect Europe’s External Borders The European Commission is today adopting an important set of […]

  • 22 drown off Greek islands

    Despite worsening weather conditions, refugees still making crossing. Migrant crisis: 22 drown off Greek islands At least 22 migrants – many of them children – have drowned trying to reach […]