• Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by east Libyan forces

    Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by eastern-based Libyan forces in the Mediterranean Sea, saying it must be allowed to resume its journey while warning of […]

  • Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to Libya

    By Matthew Holroyd with AFP Turkey has blocked a German military vessel from inspecting a cargo ship suspected of carrying weapons on its way to Libya. On Sunday evening, the German frigate […]

  • Turkey extends disputed East Med gas exploration mission again

    Turkey has once again extended a hydrocarbon research mission in contested waters in the Eastern Mediterranean, ignoring Greek warnings that such moves undercut efforts to resolve the dispute between the […]

  • Op Irini boards Syrian flagged vessel

    The last week of October saw another vessel boarding and inspection done by the EUNavFor Operation Irini in the Mediterranean to prevent violations of an arms embargo on Libya. The […]

  • Turkish ship returns

    Turkish ship at centre of Greece row to return to Mediterranean The Turkish navy has said a research ship at the centre of an energy rights row with Greece will […]

  • Royal Navy’s new CSG

    UK Royal Navy assembles carrier strike group for first time By: Stephen Kuper The UK Royal Navy’s new Carrier Strike Group (CSG) centred on HMS Queen Elizabeth has assembled for the first […]

  • Dynamic Mariner-20 begins

    According to a press release published by the NATO website on September 25, 2020, seven NATO Allies have started the NATO naval military exercise Dynamic Mariner-20 (DYMR20) off the coast […]

  • Ukraine & NATO Allies Conducting Black Sea Drills

    July 02: About 3,000 troops from 19 countries are taking part in military drills in the Black Sea, an exercise that has raised concerns in Russia. The 12-day Sea Breeze […]

  • 18 Nations Participate in Annual Baltic Sea Naval Exercise

    June 09: Around 8,600 U.S. and European troops from 18 nations are taking part in the annual BALTOPS naval exercise that started on Sunday (9 June) in Germany’s Baltic Sea […]

  • US will protect Philippines

    Reassurance for Duterte. Pompeo assures Philippines of U.S. protection in event of sea conflict Karen Lema, Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines […]